Monthly Archives: July 2014

Same day, Thursday 31st July, another place…Tredegar House

This is another Mansion. We leave Wales tomorrow and the weather is showery, so better to be rambling around an old house I think. This one was sold after neither the last owners two children produced children of their own. … Continue reading

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Thursday 31st July-We thought we followed the Queen in…

Well I did at least. Made our way to Dyffryn house and garden and got stopped by a police motor bike that was part of a calvacade of bikes and then two black Daimlers and then a police car and … Continue reading

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I ordered a cup of tea and look what happened…

This is very normal I know you are all thinking, and it is. This is not the first time it’s happened but I have to smile when it does and I can’t help but think of Mum and her teapots. … Continue reading

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Wednesday 30th July-Iron ore and Coal mines

Today we learnt a bit of Welsh history visiting the pit mine and iron works. A big part in fact of the more recent history as Wales was pulling out coal and producing the iron that fuelled the industrial revolution. … Continue reading

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Tuesday 29th July – Happy Birthday in Cardiff Bay

Turns out the lovely place we were at yesterday wasn’t Cardiff at all. It was Cardiff Bay. Haha! It’s bit like saying Howick was Auckland I guess. We have spent most of the day wandering around acres and acres of … Continue reading

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Monday 28th July-a months worth of rain in one hour!

Behind me is the Millennium Stadium and this is the view in front of me. Part of a beautiful Park in Central Cardiff that surrounds an old Castle open to the public. A fabulous space where people are sunbathing, reading, … Continue reading

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Sunday 27th- the girls have broken out their romper suits

It takes a couple to three days to sort out where’s North and the best place for coffee and the cheapest beer and in London’s case, how to use the public transport and then whamm you’re moving on to a … Continue reading

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