Monthly Archives: February 2011

Diving deep back in time

A self-indulgent day. Diwrnod i’r Brenin (day for a king) as we say in Welsh. This morning we walked down the Mount, past Ysgol Glan Morfa, Maes Canol, under the expressway and onto the beach. On the way back, I … Continue reading

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Tank traps on the beach

I’ve just been speaking with my dad’s neighbour Brian Haynes. As someone who grew up in Pensarn and Abergele, he’s a mine of info on Abergele’s local history. He just let me scan an old photo of his. It shows … Continue reading

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Dwi’n Dod o Rhyl

“Dwi’n Dod o Rhyl” by MC Mabon, Tesni Jones, Ceri Bostock, Ed Holden and David Wrench with audio from the famous YouTube video of the same name for Sesiwn Unnos, C2, Radio Cymru. Continue reading

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Pentre Mawr old classroom

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Felicia Dorothea Browne at Gwrych Castle

“Felicia Dorothea Browne was born in Duke Street, Liverpool, on the 25th of September, 1793. She was the second daughter and the fourth child of a family of three sons and three daughters. “Her father, who was a native of … Continue reading

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