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barsetshirediaries · 5d ago

Starting the week right.

Monday. Once I finished breakfast at 3.45 am ( 2 Weetabix) I took a coffee back to the office in my dressing gown. No I don’t have an office in my dressing gown but I just love the way some ...
barsetshirediaries · 1W ago

Starting the week wrong.

Monday. I woke at 4.15 am to news of the attack in Las Vegas. There are so many stories doing the rounds that it’s hard to know what the truth is…..if we ever will, though it does look like ...
barsetshirediaries · 2W ago

Progress Plus

Monday. Up  at 4.10 am I risked the last of the two pints from Saturday in my coffee and on my Weetabix. Since it’s been coddled and wrapped in a bag of ice in a bucket of cold water since …...
barsetshirediaries · 3W ago

Further Progress Reports.

Monday started dry. I set the fridge to defrost while I got on with some washing, breaking off at 3.00 am for breakfast. In case anyone really cares it was Weetabix today. I know the hill is...
barsetshirediaries · 1M ago

The Progress Report.

This progress report is nothing more than an excuse to post a few pictures and try and wriggle my way out of trouble where possible. Round about my Plas Teg post I explained the cellulitis a...
barsetshirediaries · 1M ago

Gwydir Castle.

    A HAUNTED gothic house in the Conwy Valley is in a list of the top 10 spookiest hotels in the world. Gwydir Castle, in Llanrwst, which dates back to the 14th Century, is down as the eigh...
barsetshirediaries · 1M ago

Haunted Plas Teg

Plas Teg is a Jacobean country house located in Flintshire, at Pontblyddyn between the towns of Mold and Wrexham. One of the most haunted houses in Wales, this mansion was built in 1610 by W...
barsetshirediaries · 2M ago

King Arthur, Merlin & Wales.

The legend of King Arthur is rooted deep in Welsh history. North Wales famed for it’s beautiful and rugged terrain is a land steeped in legend and mystery. Few are bigger or have more univer...
barsetshirediaries · 2M ago

Math, son of Mathonwy

Gwynedd in north Wales is ruled by the magician king Math fab Mathonwy, whose feet must be held by a virgin at all times except while he is at war. Math’s nephew Gilfaethwy is infatuated wit...
barsetshirediaries · 2M ago

Manawydan, son of Llŷr.

  Pryderi of Dyfed returns from the Irish War as one of its few survivors, to reunite with his mother Rhiannon, and his wife Cigfa. He brings with him his beloved war comrade, Manawydan, the...