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In the high places A veil of serenity Soothes the wildest heart Savage beasts bow to beauty And passion wears purity A moorland dawn. The heather is in bloom, its delicate honey fragrances the morning for me alone. No bees … Continue reading

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The Wyrm and the Wyrd: Side by side…

We decided to leave the main road and take the back roads, just for a last look at the hills. Add that to the possibility of avoiding a long traffic jam just ahead and the fact that there was a … Continue reading

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The Wyrm and the Wyrd: Ancient and modern

Although I have driven through it on a number of occasions, I hadn’t been to Conwy since I was seventeen. Thankfully, any pictures I might have of that trip,  are long since lost, or the scanner won’t work, or something… … Continue reading

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The Wyrm and the Wyrd: On the headland

We woke to a glorious morning for our final day in Wales. We still had things to see… far more things than we expected, in fact…but they would be on our way back to Yorkshire. I had been reluctant to … Continue reading

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Eldest

“Just how old are you?” Although youth has long died, “As young as the moment,” My body replied. “If I want to play out In the sun, or climb trees, Run laughing through dewdrops, …I’ll do as I please. I … Continue reading

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The Wyrm and the Wyrd: A tomb with a view

We weren’t lost exactly. We knew exactly where we were. Back in Betws y Coed, where the falls tumble with such speed and grace they were named for the swallow. We had just come through there… and on a hot … Continue reading

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The Wyrm and the Wyrd: Passing through

I love driving through the mountains and the road we had chosen just ‘happened’ to go via the Pass of Llanberis, between the Glyderau and the Snowdon massif.  I was in my element and may have squealed quietly from time to time. The landscape is … Continue reading

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