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Fire, water and slate. A week in Wales

Gwynedd, August. An old cottage, walls an arm-depth thick, hidden in the dappled sunlight of a wood at the foot of a mountain. Gold crests, nuthatches and treecreepers fly over the roof. Through the windows comes the sound of the … Continue reading

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The House on the Bank of the Maiden’s Pool. A night in an abandoned hamlet.

High in Southern Snowdonia lies a forgotten plateau. It’s a beautiful, wild place. It rains hard and often. The wind bends trees. There are footpaths shown on the map but in reality they are lost, covered in heather or swallowed … Continue reading

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