Footsteps on Blorenge

Footsteps on Blorenge Blorenge – We began at Keepers Pond (officially Pen-ffordd-goch Pond) in the south-eastern corner of the Black Mountains which is nestled in the hills of the area. Keepers was the final of three reservoirs built to supply water for the forges and works of Garn Ddyrys foundry. The car park was busy with cars also parked across […]

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Book of the Month – September

Off the Shelf – Book of the Month This month’s book was Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout. This book was winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 2009. Elizabeth Strout offers profound insights into the complexities of human relationships – its various chapters share the conflicts, tragedies and joys of life from the smallest incidental moments to people’s exploration of their […]

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Valeways Guided Walks

GUIDED WALKS The Guided Walks programme organised by Valeways started again on 9th August. All government guidelines regarding Covid 19 and walking safely will be followed, so walkers can once again enjoy a safe walk in the countryside in good company. Valeways is an independent volunteer run charity created to promote health and well being through walking and proxies guided […]

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The Book Character I Would Most Like to Meet

Page Turners The Book Character Page Turners Would Most Like to Meet A survey for World Book Day asked ‘leading lights of literary luminaries’ to name the characters who gave them the greatest reading pleasure. The list included Pip (Great Expectations), Elizabeth Bennett (Pride and Prejudice), Sherlock Holmes (Hound of the Baskervilles etc), Gandalf (Lord of the Rings) and Anne […]

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WI Challenging Times

WOMEN’S INSTITUTE Madeleine and the Committee hope that all members, their families and friends are keeping safe and well as we attempt to move forward during these challenging times. Undoubtedly all WI ladies who watched Songs of Praise on 12th July were delighted to hear that “Jerusalem” had been voted the Nation’s favourite hymn. The summer would normally have seen […]

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Peterston Super Ely

Footsteps Peterston Super Ely We parked in St Nicholas, within our 5-mile limit, to do a walk based on Valeways walk no. 37 Peterston super Ely (A ridge and valley walk). The main walk is 2 loops of 3 miles and 4 miles centred on Peterston Super Ely. From St Nicholas head north past the school where attempts have been […]

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