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Abertillery Workmen’s Welfare Institute Revival! Part 1

Abertillery Workmen’s Welfare Institute  (AKA The Stute) was recently put up for sale for the sum of £70,000 …… yes, £70k can you believe it?! The Stute –  was built by Miners and paid for weekly from their wages. It … Continue reading

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Boris and the European Road Trip – Day 22

Day 22 – Chilling at Bray Dune Dunkirk. We were both awake in the night, although I didn’t hear any rain. The Mr says it was ‘chucking it down’ at 02.30. I woke at 06.00, got some water and decided … Continue reading

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CANADA 2010 – DAYS 22 & 23

Friday we decided, would be a little more relaxing, not so much driving, a later start and a laundry day. You know the type of day you have when you go camping and you’ve run out of clean clothes. I … Continue reading

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CANADA 2010-DAY 4

DAY 4 Good morning – Granny calling. I got up early again, didn’t get a good night’s sleep as the bloody mozzie bite, which was now badly infected had swollen and was sore. Shower, downstairs to write my blog up, … Continue reading

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NEW BALLS PLEASE!

Wimbledon, in all its ‘Britishness’ has come as a welcome distraction from the football this week. The prospect of sunny days, with overpriced strawberries and cream. Pimms on the lawn and hoards of fans cultivating melanomas on Murray’s Mound, (formerly … Continue reading

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HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND FIX YOUR DRAIN!

Ok, they say there are two types of people, radiators and drains, so which one are you? when once asked what she wished she’d learned earlier in life Oprah Winfrey once said ” I wish I’d known how to distinguish … Continue reading

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