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From Tegfan to Cwm yr Eglwys on the old road

If you plan to walk from Tegfan to Cwm yr Eglwys, it will take you about 10 minutes along this road. Walkers don’t expect traffic here; they’ll be admiring the wild flowers in the hedgerows (more of that another time) … Continue reading

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And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock.

By the time the photo* was taken in the 1960s, these walls had withstood the wild sea weather for 60 years at least and provided an apt example for the local Vicar to use when teaching the parable of the house built … Continue reading

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Meet the Miller’s Wife

Jane Hall, who introduced herself as ‘The Miller’s Wife’, brings her wonderful bread and flour to Fishguard market on Thursdays. The flour is produced at ‘Y Felin’, adjacent to the 12th century Abbey at St Dogmaels. The Abbey itself is … Continue reading

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Earth, wind, fire and water c1987

The wooded valley leading down to Aberfforest beach once hosted an amazing exhibition of sculptures. They were fashioned from soil and slate, turves and trees and were destined to return to nature in their own time and leave no trace. We watched … Continue reading

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Pwllgwaelod to Aberbach

Here are some of the wild flowers we saw on a walk to the beach at Aberbach this summer. I love Aberbach. The road that dips and climbs along the coast at this point is only single track and there … Continue reading

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Wild Wood

The meltwater channel that joins Cwm yr Egwlys to Pwllgwaelod is now a wild wood of willow and alder. In spite of the wide, wheelchair accessible path that follows the valley and offers coastal path walkers an easy shortcut across the … Continue reading

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I know I’m probably over-reacting but

I was personally affronted that Pembrokeshire doesn’t feature in the index of this little book that I have bought for the Tegfan book shelves. The author is Jean-Pierre Mohen who has a doctorate in prehistory from the Sorbonne and has written … Continue reading

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