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Moving to Wales...

Post: # 192869Post Clara
Sun Apr 11, 2010 2:26 pm

...in May, where´s a SSish APish mama and her babes to meet friends and have fun? Looking for groups and events to get involved with. Mid-Wales, near Machynlleth in particular.

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Re: Moving to Wales...

Post: # 192877Post JillStephens7
Sun Apr 11, 2010 3:14 pm

Hello :wave:

I'm a big fan of the Quarry cafe and health food shop next door in machynlleth, owned by CAT. I like their veggie food and they have a notice board with loads of local goings on and I think I've had a free paper from there before with local groups, walks, family events in the woods etc.

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Post: # 192884Post JillStephens7
Sun Apr 11, 2010 3:31 pm

This is the paper I've picked up before (at leas it is if I can insert thie link) :lol:

http://www.dyfidiary.co.uk/uploads/File/DDlatest.pdf

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Re: Moving to Wales...

Post: # 192945Post citizentwiglet
Sun Apr 11, 2010 10:25 pm

Yay!!! :cheers: I remember you talking about moving to Wales quite a while back........brilliant!

To be honest, I think you may be surprised - there are a lot of similar types in that neck of the woods, so you shouldn't have any problems settling in at all.
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Re: Moving to Wales...

Post: # 192953Post JulieSherris
Mon Apr 12, 2010 3:12 am

And you're just across the water from us too, so give us a wave Clara!

I hope we get the summer that we're being promised, it will make all the difference to you - and to the girls!

Good luck with the move xx
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Re: Moving to Wales...

Post: # 193391Post ellie12022
Thu Apr 15, 2010 12:12 pm

if you're interested in learning Welsh, you may meet some interesting people at Welsh classes ( I certainly have!). :sunny:

good luck with the move :thumbright:

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Post: # 193465Post MKG
Thu Apr 15, 2010 10:32 pm

Las Alpujarras to Machynlleth. Well, you'll notice a change in precipitation, certainly.

That area is Ish heaven, Clara - you'll love it (once you get used to the rain).

Best of luck with the move :iconbiggrin: :iconbiggrin: :iconbiggrin:

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PS - your original question. Forgot to say - you'll fall over like-minded people in the street.
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Re: Moving to Wales...

Post: # 193479Post Clara
Fri Apr 16, 2010 6:42 am

MKG wrote:Las Alpujarras to Machynlleth. Well, you'll notice a change in precipitation, certainly...
Clearly you ain't been here this winter! So long as I have got a pitched roof and haven't got any more landslides I'll be happy....we have sunshine in our hearts :sunny: :pukeright:
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Post: # 193655Post Thomzo
Sun Apr 18, 2010 9:47 pm

Good luck with the move.

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Re: Moving to Wales...

Post: # 194872Post Pennylane
Sat May 01, 2010 6:53 pm

Hope the move goes well, Everything is coming into bloom here so you will have a beautiful welcome. You will be close to Everything you ever thought you would want around that area...Im in the south and love it, but would like to be closer to that area.Its stunning scenery.

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Post: # 194882Post thesunflowergal
Sat May 01, 2010 7:56 pm

Hope the move goes smoothly Clara.

My Grandmother does not live to far from that area. When we have visited her in the past we have walked up here
:http://www.google.co.uk/images?rlz=1T4R ... CCQQsAQwBA

You can find it under the blue lake at Fairbourne.

Look forward to hearing all about your adventures.

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Post: # 195316Post twinks
Wed May 05, 2010 9:29 am

hi there, not sure where that is in relation to where we have just moved to, but i have just moved to llanymynech, (on the wales-england border) from central birmingham and am absolutly loving it! the girls love it and so does the dog so much space and fresh air, i have gone from nothing to chicken owning, wine making, log burning, bread making, vege growing in little over a month and loving every second!! im yet to make many like minded friends here but then again im never out anywhere i just spend my time pottering round the house and garden.

you will love it!!

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Post: # 195317Post Clara
Wed May 05, 2010 9:33 am

twinks wrote:hi there, not sure where that is in relation to where we have just moved to, but i have just moved to llanymynech, (on the wales-england border) from central birmingham and am absolutly loving it! the girls love it and so does the dog so much space and fresh air, i have gone from nothing to chicken owning, wine making, log burning, bread making, vege growing in little over a month and loving every second!! im yet to make many like minded friends here but then again im never out anywhere i just spend my time pottering round the house and garden.

you will love it!!

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Re: Moving to Wales...

Post: # 195333Post MEL78
Wed May 05, 2010 1:30 pm

Hi we holiday every year in that area its stunning...hope the move goes well.

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Post: # 195345Post theabsinthefairy
Wed May 05, 2010 4:45 pm

good luck with the move Clara

Wales seems to be very popular at the moment.

I am heading to the UK for the first time in 4 years for a family visit this year in Worcestershire but have made arrangements to visit friends and go to a wedding - all in Wales!!!
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