Llandow Air Disaster 12 March 1950

    In the years after WWII there was a surge in demand for air travel. This was largely met with aircraft that had been sold off as surplus to requirements. People began to realise that travel by aeroplane was something available to everyone, not just the rich. A Cardiff entrepreneur chartered an aeroplane to fly from Landow airfield to […]

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The Trip of a Lifetime? The Galapagos

  Inspired by David Attenborough’s 3 part documentary, and the tales of friends who visited 15 years ago, we decided our retirement present would be a trip to the Islands of Tortoises, better known as the Galapagos Islands. Situated in the Pacific Ocean, some 600 miles off the west coast of Ecuador, the Galapagos were, of course, made famous by […]

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Cycling In Wales

Cycling has hit the headlines in the last weeks because of the fantastic success of the GB cycling team in the Olympics in Rio. With Welsh wizards like Geraint Thomas, Becky James, Owain Doull and Elinor Barker cycling in Wales is gaining a very high profile. Watching the Olympics on television has been exciting and dramatic and it will probably […]

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