Where the Crawdads Sing’ by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing’ by Delia Owens After the success of last month’s inaugural Page Turners Walking Books meeting, the group met outside once more, following appropriate social distancing guidelines, to discuss their latest book. The venue this time was Cold Knap in Barry. There were spectacular views across the Channel as we ambled along the promenade in bright sunshine. […]

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Pleasure of Reading Rediscovered

PLEASURE OF READING REDISCOVERED Page Turners favourite books of 2020 The publisher Bloomsbury have claimed that people have ‘rediscovered the pleasure of reading’ in lockdown. The firm, best known for publishing the Harry Potter books, said profits jumped 60%. Popular books included ‘Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race’, ‘Crescent City: House of Earth and Blood’, ‘White […]

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Pontypool

Footsteps To Pontypool We started from the Pontypool active living centre. Soon we were walking through Pontypool park to climb up to the shell grotto (groto cregyn) and the Folly tower. It was uphill to the grotto. As we climbed, we had good views of Pontypool behind us. The grotto itself was closed (coronavirus restrictions) but even from the outside […]

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