Kick the Bar on Aberystwyth Promenade

Sit down. Close your eyes and listen to the waves crashing against the rocky shore. Smell the salty air and seaweed as you take that deep breath and relax. Aberystwyth in the summer is calm and unhurried. The students have left for the holidays and with them they have taken their timetables and their deadlines. … Continue reading Kick the Bar on Aberystwyth Promenade

Unearth the Past at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth

If your ancestors lived or died in Wales it is likely that a record of their life will be stored, and may even be accessible, in the National Library of Wales.  When I visited the library in 2018 I expected to be welcomed into the library and offered the opportunity to view a dozen or … Continue reading Unearth the Past at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth