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Did you know...Scottish author George MacDonald was born on this day in 1824. He was born in Aberdeenshire is known for his fairy tales and fantasy works. He was also mentor to author Le...
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Four Peaks & A Spitfire
Recently, my brother-in-law invited me on a day’s walk in the Brecon Beacons in Wales. Being unable to resist the allure of the mountains, I immediately agreed. So, on a cold, crisp November morning I found myself in the carpark just below the disused Neuadd reservoirs. The plan for the walk was to combine our shared love of walking the mountains with some bird watching and a sneaky detour to find the wreckage of a crashed WW2 Spitfire. During the winter...
The White Goblin
Written and illustrated by Ul De Rico and published in 1996, this is the sequel to The Rainbow Goblins which was published in 1978. It is a children’s book (probably for older children unlike its predecessor) and the story is about the White Goblin who was banished by his brothers, the Rainbow Goblins, and lives in a world of snow and ice. After learning of his brothers’ ignominious death, he wonders, “who am I to be thrust out of the beautiful,...
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Due to recent flooding, we have fitted a webcam to the outside of our shop to allow us to monitor the river level remotely. But it also allows our customers to get a view of the Wye Valley!
We'll try and keep the camera pointing in a sensible direction. Let us know if you spot anything interesting! The image should refresh around every 10 to 15 minutes.