Swarms and Smells; Waiting for the Oracle and the Miracle of the Persuasive Burglar


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Over the few years I’ve written this blog I’ve occasionally referenced the poem, “In Translation” which Mark, my younger brother, wrote about a stay here some 17 years ago. But until this year the last verse has never seemed appropriate.(Thanks … Continue reading

Fifty Shades of Green and Grey; Seasonal Landmarks; and Coping with the Wind


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Lightning. Thunder. And fifty shades of grey. Followed by sunshine, and the strangely vibrant fifty shades of green that are the very stuff of August Welsh landscapes. Pretty much every year, but in this year more so as the weather … Continue reading