August 2008

day 1 the journey to wales

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right, i’m going to attempt to give you a bit of a diary of our last fortnight in wales over the next few days.  we’ll see how it goes.

this is the severn bridge marking the gateway to wales.  it’s a toll – cash only.  note the rain

compost taster

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this is something supermarkets don’t do enough.  opened bags of things so you can cop a feel before you buy.  what sampler ‘touchers’ would you like at a supermarket ?  i might like to get my hand in some custard

soggy wales

no sooner had we gone across the welsh border and we knew this was going to be a  wet holiday.  it was also at this point i realised that my photos weren’t going to reveal the extent of the rain, so you’ll mostly just have to take my word for it.

here is a bin with an abandoned brolly.  possibly dumped there by someone leaving the country.

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various people braved the elements to walk their soggy dogs.

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happy eighteenth

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we went to a lovely 18th b-day party yesterday.  here’s the birthday girl plus mum and dad inspecting some of the photos

holiday house disappointment


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i’ll write much more about our disappointing holiday house called Bramble Hall .  Needless to say this is not a particularly accurate description: “A lovely, detached house, wonderfully situated on the owner’s working
agricultural farm, in the fabulous, medieval town of Pembroke.”
  But more about that later !

for now here is a container thing which i guess must be used to sell christmas trees in season

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signage

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free is pink

shoe

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