For thousands of years scarecrows have helped save crops from birds and other animals and provided an outlet for human creativity. Scarecrow genealogy is rooted in a rural lifestyle. The Egyptians used the first scarecrows in recorded history to protect wheat fields along the river Nile from quail flocks. Farmers installed wooden frames in their fields and covered them with […]

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A Love Story by Maureen Richards

True Love by Maureen Richards Sitting quietly on a rocking chair in the corner of the old farmhouse kitchen, resting her weary bones, Beatrice warmed her cold calloused weathered hands, near the log burning stove. The candlelight fell gently across the room, catching a glimpse of her ageing frame. Although time had fetched its cruel grooves of life experiences onto […]

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ADVANCE NOTICE Clwb Clonc -Would you be interested in weekly, hour-long, drop-in chat sessions to practise your Welsh? These are aimed at learners of all abilities who wish to converse with other Welsh speakers. For further information contact: Janet Tabor Summer Reading Challenge -The challenge encourages children aged 4 to 11 to read six books during the long summer […]

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