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Some Early Lines - Old Railway Companies - Van Railway, Wales

Some Early Lines

Old Railway Companies

Van Railway, Wales

Built under a Board of Trade Certificate of 3 June 1870, this 6.5 mile line linked lead mines with the main Cambrian Railway line at Caersws, opening for goods on 14 August 1871, and to passengers on 1 December 1873. 190 more words

Old Railway Lines

Cefn Gorwydd

Cefn Gorwydd ( pronounced something like ‘kev’n guroo eth’ ) is the hamlet where we now live. It is strung along a high ridge between two ranges of upland : old mountains- some of the oldest in the world- the Cambrians and the Eppynt, once home to druid saints and radical preachers… 145 more words

Friday Bench: The Dingle II

Here’s a tip other nurseries could follow. Provide a free tea and coffee machine for your visitors with benches that looks out over your nursery which is stuffed to the gills with healthy plants and has friendly, knowledgeable staff on hand to help. 15 more words


Blogging for an active Powys

Blogging is a brand new experience for me, I have never been one for writing my thoughts down on paper as i like to enjoy new experiences in the present and not dwell to much on them. 358 more words


Watts that pattern?

A small exhibition at the Fashion and textile Museum in London features the wallpapers of Watts & Co., a firm supplying ecclesiastical and domestic furnishings which is celebrating its 140th anniversary this year. 423 more words