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There Is No Spoon (Or Sausages, or Custard, Or Ramekins)

In which The Author’s friends come to the rescue

Yesterday, as you might recall, I was wondering whether I’d make it through the night. I’m pleased to say that thanks to my wonderful GP practice in Aberdare, as well as my many friends who got in touch to offer their support, I’m still here to tell the tale. 1,201 more words


Painting the Forth Bridge

In which The Author acquires yet more books

About a fortnight ago I decided to do something which I’d been toying with for ages. It was time to rearrange my extensive Lending Library into categories, rather than letting the books simply run A-Z by author. 1,920 more words



In which The Author gets caught in the fallout

In When the Inevitable Happens I told you how the topic which Gareth L. and I have been skating around for months had eventually reared its head. 936 more words


When the Inevitable Happens

In which The Author’s worst fear gets real

‘Do you hear that, Mr Anderson? That is the sound of inevitability.’

Agent Smith, The Matrix

Last night I was out in Aberdare with my old pal Gareth L. 1,738 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Forces of Nature (II)

This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is the powerful Thomson Falls (or Nyahururu). This waterfall can be found in Aberdare National Park, Central Province, Kenya.  47 more words


Waifs and Strays

In which The Author does his good deed for the year

This morning, in rather grey and drizzly conditions, the Cynon Valley Plaid Cymru gang convened outside B&M in Aberdare once again. 1,589 more words


A Dispatch From the Campaign Trail

In which The Author bumps into a friend

I was in Aberdare Library this afternoon when my friend Clive W. came in.

Clive isn’t so much an old friend as a relatively new friend. 823 more words