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Winterreise

From a walk up Crug Hywel or Table Mountain above Crickhowell, Powys

Wales

Araucaria

Monkey puzzle tree near Crickhowell, Powys

Powys

A poem ... and photos

I recently revisited Powys – land of my fathers – continuing my ‘pilgrimage’ to sites important to Welsh history.  Cilmeri and Abbey Cwm Hir – associated with Llewelyn ap Gruffudd – resulted in a file of photographs … and a poem, in the form of a bardic lament, albeit in English, in honour of Y Llyw Olaf.  I mashed them together here:

Photography

Recess

What can you see when you peer into darkened corners and recesses in dimly-lit churches? Perhaps something like this, in St Edmunds church, Crickhowell 50 more words

Wales

Peep-bo

Glimpse of a door, Little Malt House, Crickhowell, behind a topiary hedge … 6 more words

Wales

Window folly

Window opening of early 19th-century folly, Tower Lane, Crickhowell
The weathered tracery was probably re-used from the ruins of Crickhowell Castle 28 more words

Wales

Growing success of veg box scheme

A veg box scheme has become so successful is has now into a cooperative of local growers providing vegetables in and around a mid Wales town. 700 more words

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