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Forgetful Jones 4-16-14

Whoops, I didn’t even realize that I had forgotten to post yesterday. I seem to be even more forgetful than usual since catching this cold, which is a bit frightening when you think about the nickname, “Forgetful Jones,” one of my favorite teachers in high school gave me. 71 more words

Spring in the forest, flowers in the village

Springtime rides through Coed-y-Gedrys on the Garth are beautiful.  The tree buds on  beeches have been bright tawny with silky lime green emerging leaf; the catkins have turned pale yellow, contrasting with bright yellows of gorse and forest floor flowers.  174 more words

Bettinsons' beckon....a weekend training the dogs in Wales.

Wind…. it’s influence was everywhere last weekend in Wales. It was a gentle breeze as we crossed the Irish sea from Rosslare to Pembroke on Thursday morning; it had sculpted the oak wood that clung steeply to the valley sides as it rose behind our rented cottage;  it made my eyes water and left my face raw and tight after a day standing exposed on the Welsh moor where we trained the dogs with Mark and Jamie. 908 more words


O is for Oakwood

Oakwood is a theme park in Wales. A theme park with rollercoasters and rides. We have a lot of attractions in Wales, zoos and parks and adventure playgrounds but Oakwaood is the only theme park we have. 106 more words


Fan Frynych

This is a great family walk that can be done in half a day and provides great views. A good walk if you’re not comfortable navigating and if you want a relatively straightforward trek. 321 more words

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The mark of the Dragon

Fiery dragon’s-claw
Scars the Welsh skyline.
Feels like coming home
Now we are in the
Land of my Mother’s…