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Jewish History Ebbw Vale

A write up in the local newspaper  ‘Abertillery and Ebbw Valleys Dynamic’ caught my attention this week.

The column was entitled ‘Jewish Memories Sought’ and the authors ask if anyone has any recollections related to this community could they contact them at Gaudete Media Limited, 17 High St, Abertillery NP13 1AG. 202 more words

Local History

Thyroid inferno... or, how I learned to stop worrying and love my body

Yeah, I’m back. Sort of. I have a story to tell and this seemed like a decent place to tell it. It’s pretty personal, but I think telling it might be of help to others. 3,069 more words



City of the dead
Rest now
You haunting souls
Dark eyes
Lost to the night
Disturbers of our sleep

Tombs become homes
Algae green… 29 more words


Follow-up with my endocrinologist 

31 July 2015

It’s been 6 weeks since my initial visit and diagnosis and, I have to say, I’m feeling good. I’m up around 20 lb. 358 more words


Old Burial Stone Uncovered

From the Troy Record:

“ was part of the First Baptist Church cemetery back in the Eighteenth Century, the cemetery then occupying the site later used for the City Hall.”

Died Whilst On Duty

Serving with the police in 19th century England was not a good career choice if you were named James Kemp…

In 1868, James Kemp, an off duty Detective Sergeant with Northampton Borough Police, was called to deal with an armed man. 137 more words