Page Turners Lockdown Travel Dreams

Readers Transported To Another Time, Space Or Place Another month, another missed Page Turners meeting, as lockdown in Wales continued into June. Part of the restrictions imposed on us all have been travel limitations. However, many books enable readers to be transported to another time, space and/or place and to experience new and different cultures, scenery and people. The Page […]

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This Month’s Book – The Children Act

Off the shelf This month’s book was The Children Act by Ian McEwan. Fiona Maye is a leading High Court judge. Decidedly intelligent, talented and highly regarded in her profession. She now regrets her decision to sacrifice motherhood and a marriage which is failing for a profession she loves. When seventeen-year-old Adam’s urgent case comes before her in family law, […]

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Dinner Party Authors

  This month, the Page Turners were asked to suggest which of their favourite authors they would invite to a post-lockdown dinner party and why. May issued her invitation to Jane Austen, author of ‘Pride and Prejudice’ and ‘Emma’, amongst many others. May would ask her if she wrote romances based on her personal feelings, or because they were popular […]

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Looking Forward To Being Together Again

WOMEN’S INSTITUTE Madeleine and the Committee sincerely hope that all members and their families are staying safe and well during these extremely uncertain times. As we are unable to come together for some months we can stay connected via the Glamorgan Newsletter (available to all by e-mail or post). We would like to extend belated birthday wishes to all members […]

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Abercynon to Mountain Ash

Abercynon to Mountain Ash The aim of this walk was to travel up the Cynon valley from Abercynon to Mountain Ash but keeping about a kilometre to the west of and above the river. Soon after setting off we came to Abercynon cemetery where there are Commonwealth War Graves. The 29 graves are scattered around the cemetery and marked by […]

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Footpath Closures Lifted

Footpath Closures Lifted The Vale of Glamorgan Council previously closed Public Footpaths at Cosmeston Country Park, Porthkerry Country Park, Dunraven Bay, Ogmore-by-Sea and Atlantic College. All of these closures, which were introduced as part of coronavirus measures, have now been lifted. No formal closures associated with coronavirus remain in place at this time. When making use of public paths please […]

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