Monthly Archive: July 2012

Jul 29

An Olympic start

The queen drops in

                      It’s estimated that about twenty seven million people in the UK watched the Olympic opening ceremony last night. It was indeed a triumph, and most of the critics agree. It really was one of those rare moments when you realise that this country is …

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Jul 27

Just for laughs…

Jeremy Hunt Olympic bell

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Jul 08

Olympic torch relay passes through…

  Today was the big day, the day that the Olympic torch came through our area on its way to the London 2012 opening ceremony on the 27th of July, more about that here. The weather tried hard to disrupt things but our spirit won out. We expected rain and a cold wind…it’s mid summer …

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Jul 05

Bad hair day

We all have a bad hair day now and again, except perhaps those that are folliclly challenged. Sometimes, well known people are caught with an unflattering coiffure due to the camera shutter firing at precisely the wrong moment. This picture of our MP Grant Shapps, near the bottom of the page on the website of …

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Jul 02

Tewin Village fete

Tewin village fete

Tewin village held it’s annual summer fete this Saturday on the village green. The weather was fine and the crowd filled the green entirely. It was a genteel and relaxed affair which aimed to raise money for charity and support local community amenities.     The organisers held a charity auction for a signed streetsign, …

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