Wenvoe

The progress of Wenvoe I took a stroll the other day, And passing Wenvoe on my way Was pleased to see such progress made, As it is always good for trade. I mean the village is so changed, New houses built and well arranged, The gardens and the walks so clean, Which proves that some one lives within. Ten years […]

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May Report

WI Everyone was welcomed to our meeting by the president especially Federation Chairman Ann Davis and Federation Secretary June Humphry. Judith Jessop came as a visitor and we hope she will join us again soon. Details were given of our Table Top Sale. The following events are as follows – Culverhouse Cross WI fashion show, Link meeting at Wenvoe on […]

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All The Light We Cannot see” by Anthony Doerr

All The Light We Cannot see” by Anthony Doerr  "This is a magnificent, deeply moving novel from a writer whose sentences never fail to thrall" The Guardian. Remarkably our whole group concurred with this quotation and during our discussion we ran out of superlatives to describe this brilliantly written book. The story is set in Nazi Germany where we follow […]

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May Meetings

  For our last meeting of the session we were delighted to welcome one of our members, Ginny Golding, as a speaker. Ginny’s talk was about her time in the police force during the 1960’s and 70’s. It had not been her intention to go into the police and she actually applied as a dare ! When she applied to […]

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Wentwood Forest & Tretower

Parc Seymour and Wentwood Forest Today our walk took us from Parc Seymour to Wentwood northeast of Newport. There was a cold wind and it felt like winter again. But there’s only one word to describe this walk ‘Bluebells‘! We headed southeast and on the road passed a neat woodland, a donkey and a group of beautiful horses. Then a […]

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June Walks Programme

Thursday 1st June Coastal walk from Ogmore approx. 5 miles. Bert  Saturday 3rd June Hendryd Falls & Dyffryn Cellwen. A 7½ mile walk Ian (OL12)  Saturday 10th June Garway Hill. An 8 mile walk following the Herefordshire Trail for the majority of the walk. Ian (189)  Saturday 17th June Pen-y-fan Pond and a section of Sirhowy Valley […]

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