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Having recently graduated from Uni, some of my blog posts are probably going to reflect how huge a part of my recent life the experience of living away from home has been over the last few years. 1,041 more words

On the Border

In which The Author wields the golden ticket again

Friday should have been Day Three of my jury service. As things stand, we’ve yet to see the inside of the courtroom. 4,173 more words

The Valleys

Last Chance to See...?

In which The Author looks at the small ads

A few months ago, I mentioned in passing the new Aberdare ‘super school.’ This 1,600-pupil monster will replace three of the town’s existing secondary schools when it opens (eventually) in September. 3,126 more words


Left Hand, Right Hand

Arriva Trains Wales sell a ticket called the Valley Lines Day Explorer and Night Rider. For just £11.00, it which offers ‘unlimited travel’ by train and Stagecoach bus in the area shown. 525 more words

Public Transport

A Small, Sad World

In which The Author feels sorry for some friends

One of the disadvantages of social networking is that the famous ‘Six Degrees of Separation’ phenomenon becomes a part of everyday life. 550 more words


The Three Most Terrifying Words in the English Language

I’m fairly relieved that I don’t have to travel to Cardiff any more, especially when I see my friends’ Facebook updates about the joys of their daily commute. 486 more words

Public Transport

How Green Is My Valley

I spent a wonderful day a few weeks ago, on the rare occasion that the sun was shining in Wales, walking up and over the mountains around my Mam’s house.  588 more words

The Valleys