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Iain Robinson
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Moving On...
I'm migrating away from Blogger. It's been a good spell, seven years on this platform, but nothing stays the same for long on the internet and I feel I've outstayed my welcome. Google appear to be wondering what to do with Blogger and to be honest, it has b...

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Of Dylan, Copper and Slate
The intermediate drumhouse of the Cwm y Llan incline, looking towards the top. The Watkin Path bisects the incline as can be seen in the centre of the photo. I first staggered up the Watkin path on a school field trip with ten other lads in the late 'sixtie...

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Keeping your powder dry
The Manod Powder Store with the tips of the modern quarry behind. Of all the ancillary structures associated with mines and quarries, gunpowder magazines are, for me at least, among the most fascinating and most rewarding to locate.  They are usually sited ...

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The Chapels of Cwmorthin
Capel Rhosydd, seen from the Rhosydd tip. The second of my occasional photographic wanders around Cwmorthin, this time focussing on the chapels. Yes, there are two! The first needs no introduction and is almost, in the current parlance, an "iconic" feature....

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Cwmorthin
I am lucky to live less than five minutes away from the car park, yet in the last ten years I have only visited Cwmorthin a handful of times. Couple of years ago, the message boards of AditNow had been afire for five minutes because a new group had sprung u...

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