August Miscellany

  The Village Show Sept 9th at the Community centre is a must for all villagers. You will see a range of talents from the folk of this parish,its quite unbelievable what some of these people can do. Please go along, these local events take a lot of organisation and foot fall is so important. At the end of July […]

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Gardeners’ Question Time

    Plot holders at Twyn-yr-odyn Allotments held their second social event on Tuesday 25th July in the Wenvoe Arms. We borrowed the format of the long-running BBC Radio programme in which gardeners put questions to a panel of experts. Our distinguished panel were: Trevor Case a fellow allotmenteer with an extensive career in horticulture, James Daughton of Pugh’s of […]

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Facebook Update

  Facebook page is working well with 20 people “Following” it. There are now book reviews as well as news of events and activities. One activity which has gone well is the Lego drop-in sessions on a Saturday morning. Children have, under supervision, created some amazing shapes and characters and enjoyed their library time, some even taking a book home […]

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September Walks Programme

  Saturday 2nd September Penperlleni, Goytre. A 7.5 mile walk. Mike (OL13)  Saturday 9th September Walk to be advised V’Iain  Saturday 16th September Black Mountains. A 8½ mile walk Ian (OL13)  Saturday 23rd September Alvington, nr Lydney. 7¼ mile walk. Mike (OL14)  Thursday 28th September Cardiff Bay A circular walk around Cardiff Bay, 6 miles of […]

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A MR GREEDY TIP:

    A MR GREEDY TIP: Cooking flan – Line the flan tin with the pastry but leave excess over the top of the tin. Trim the pastry to the top of the tin after blind baking with a good sharp knife. Pastry shrinks when it's cooked. this will leave a good flush top.    

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