Category Archives: Postcards

Postcards from my past / 12 A great driving road….

I watched a programme on the Yesterday TV Channel entitled Abandoned Engineering, and this episode was about roads. The Grands Goulet road caught my eye… I’m pretty sure I drove on it many years ago, before it was closed forever.

Postcards from my past / 12 A great driving road….

I watched a programme on the Yesterday TV Channel entitled Abandoned Engineering, and this episode was about roads. The Grands Goulet road caught my eye… I’m pretty sure I drove on it many years ago, before it was closed forever.

Postcards from my Past / 6 Some eerie ruins in mid Wales

Many years ago, over 40 in fact, I came across a copy of Country Life in a waiting room. Flicking through idly as one does, there was an article about an abandoned mine in the Ystwyth valley in Wales. There

Postcards from my Past / 6 Some eerie ruins in mid Wales

Many years ago, over 40 in fact, I came across a copy of Country Life in a waiting room. Flicking through idly as one does, there was an article about an abandoned mine in the Ystwyth valley in Wales. There

Postcards from my Past / 4 Tyneham

I don’t remember how old I was the first time I saw Tyneham – mid teens or late teens, perhaps.  We would have been staying in the area, and were on one of pater’s walks.  I remember we were going

Postcards from my Past / 4 Tyneham

I don’t remember how old I was the first time I saw Tyneham – mid teens or late teens, perhaps.  We would have been staying in the area, and were on one of pater’s walks.  I remember we were going

Postcards from my Past / 3 Cornwall’s Old Mines

Cornwall’s Old Mines The year after the visit to Wales and seeing the haunting ruins of Nant Gwytheyrn, I had some different ruins to feast my eyes on… The tricky bit with memory is remembering what age you were…. I

Postcards from my Past / 3 Cornwall’s Old Mines

Cornwall’s Old Mines The year after the visit to Wales and seeing the haunting ruins of Nant Gwytheyrn, I had some different ruins to feast my eyes on… The tricky bit with memory is remembering what age you were…. I

Postcards from my Past / 2 Vortigern’s Valley

The second strong memory from my young days that I will share is another that I have no photographs of….apart from a low resolution solarised image. Vortigern’s Valley (Nant Gwrtheyrn) I am aged about 11 or 12, and we are

Postcards from my Past / 2 Vortigern’s Valley

The second strong memory from my young days that I will share is another that I have no photographs of….apart from a low resolution solarised image. Vortigern’s Valley (Nant Gwrtheyrn) I am aged about 11 or 12, and we are

Postcards from Costa Rica

Some scenes from the bus, on our way to the canal where we saw quite a bit of wildlife, some of which has appeared in earlier posts. Click on any image to start the slideshow.  

Postcards from Costa Rica

Some scenes from the bus, on our way to the canal where we saw quite a bit of wildlife, some of which has appeared in earlier posts. Click on any image to start the slideshow.  

Postcards from my Past / 1 Abergynolwyn

I have been thinking about doing a series of ‘Postcards from my Past’ for a while, then Meg over at Morsels and Scraps started her Postcards from the past, and that jolted me, spurred me on. Abergynolwyn I am about

Postcards from my Past / 1 Abergynolwyn

I have been thinking about doing a series of ‘Postcards from my Past’ for a while, then Meg over at Morsels and Scraps started her Postcards from the past, and that jolted me, spurred me on. Abergynolwyn I am about