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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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THE ADVENTURES OF CILLA THE CITROEN – Homeward Bound

We’re going Home So, as usual the Gulls have had us awake since around 04.30.  We still try to catch another hours sleep but it’s almost impossible…… as soon as the first rays of sun appear in the sky they … Continue reading

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THE ADVENTURES OF CILLA THE CITROEN – Bye Bye Ostende

  Last day in Ostende We were right it was a sticky night, without air conditioning we need the large window open, so as a result I now have 3 really angry Mozzie bites, we need the Apotheke (Pharmacy)….. When … Continue reading

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THE ADVENTURES OF CILLA THE CITROEN – Ostende and the Cardiff Hotel!

Destination Ostende! So we’re up and at ‘em again this morning.  We are on schedule to leave the car park by 08.30…. We thought!  How much stuff can you accumulate in one hotel room in 4 days?  It took 3 … Continue reading

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THE ADVENTURES OF CILLA THE CITROEN – Heidelberg

Heidelberg the Aldstat and the Schloss A lazy morning following our epic journey yesterday.  We are still in shock regarding the horrific scenes playing out on BBC World News and this morning, I am going to attempt a Skype call … Continue reading

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THE ADVENTURES OF CILLA THE CITROEN – Heiligenblut in a Thunderstorm

The Waterfalls the Grossglockner and the Thunderstorm! So, let’s go to the Waterfalls, we packed our rucksack.  Sunscreen -check, Water – check, Cameras -check…..Let’s go hiking! We walked through the village, past the Sharek Cable Car, down the hill and … Continue reading

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THREE WEEKS AND COUNTING!

Good afternoon…Granny calling. Would you Adam and Eve it, I have been married three weeks already! We had a great day and the sun actually shone throughout the entire event. This is pretty amazing bearing in mind that in Wales, … Continue reading

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VISITORS FROM A PAST GENERATION

They eat, they drink, they reminisce of days gone by. they do all the things they have always told you not to do. They eat with their mouths full, they talk of religion and politics, with their elbows firmly on … Continue reading

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POST CHRISTMAS REFLECTION

As we are coming up to twelfth night…….I thought I’d reflect on the last couple of weeks and share my thoughts with you all…sing along if you feel the urge! On the 1st day of Christmas my true love sent … Continue reading

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Over the Hill……I’m not even half way up!

I remember it well, Sunday night listening to the chart show on the radio, Mam combing lumps out of my long red hair looking for nits. Eating the left-overs from Sunday lunch for supper and watching my Dad making his … Continue reading

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