Tag: Rotherslade

Edward Thomas in Gower

April 23, 2021 0 Comments
Edward Thomas in Gower

At last some warmth returned with the sun, and I took the rough path along the top of the cliff between Rotherslade and Limeslade.  The sea was calm, empty and quiet, except for one thing: the bell of a floating buoy, its clear sound carried over the water by a light onshore breeze.  I’ve been […]

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The shock of the cold

January 2, 2021 1 Comment
The shock of the cold

The year of Covid has changed many social habits, for good and ill.  Some habits are quite new and unexpected.  One of the most recent in our area has been the rise of cold-water sea bathing. I tend to go running along the sea cliffs at roughly the same time – just after dawn at […]

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Wales Coast Path, day 6: Penarth from Barry

December 14, 2013 2 Comments
Wales Coast Path, day 6: Penarth from Barry

At Bridgend we change to the miniature Platform 1A, gateway to all true adventures on the Vale of Glamorgan line.  It’s cold and the fog is thick.  The train creeps across the Porthkerry viaduct, unseeing and unseen. We leave at Barry – Barry Central to be precise, since like all respectable towns Barry has several […]

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