Saint Deniol’s Hawarden

"Aye! The nights are fair drawing in" is an old saying my grandmother used to use as winter came along. And with it comes storms, more rain and snow, especially in Wales. This morning I was told there was a heavy fall of snow in the Snowdonia National Park last night, so that could well... Continue Reading →

A Walk Round Dinorwic Quarry

I should start by saying there is no way I could walk around the full extent of the quarry. Dinorwic was the second largest slate quarry in Wales, the largest was at Bethseda, just a short distance away. Covering over 700 acres and rising from about 100 metres in staged levels to a height of... Continue Reading →

Industrial North Wales

North Wales has a rich industrial heritage, probably best known for slate mining, but there were also copper and lead mines in existence. Today's post is really an experiment. Although I like the them I'm using on my blog I'm not too happy about the size of the images that are displayed. It was so... Continue Reading →

A Mixed Bag, This Week

It’s been a week of contracts. New phone, car insurance, broadband, travel insurance, had to get that renewed as I’ve got some interesting trips coming up this year starting in March. Told the kids I’m going to take up SKI’ing, they thought I was mad. Anyway  bit of a mixed bag this week, photograph wise.... Continue Reading →

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