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Tales from Pembrokeshire

stories and poetry from Pembrokeshire writers

Newcastle Emlyn castle

Newcastle Emlyn.

Castell Newydd Emlyn. Although Newcastle Emlyn is not actually in Pembrokeshire, but straddles the border of Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire, it is close enough to be well worth a visit. Built on two sides of the River Teifi, one side is Newcastle Emlyn and the other side is called Adpar. Primarily Welsh-speaking , this busy market […]

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Lovers in moonlight

Dwynwen, the Princess of Lovers.

The Welsh Valentine. There’s not much to tell really of my early life. Certainly no one could have predicted what would happen. Princess I was, but one among 24 daughters. In our busy household no one would have said I stood out. Not the prettiest , not the cleverest, not  by a long way. Certainly […]

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beach at West Angle

Turning Tide – a story from Pembrokeshire.

Welcome to one of many tales from Pembrokeshire writers – Kitty Parsons. Eleanor cradles Thomas in her arms again while he weeps. She reminds him, her eyes closed against the darkens that threatens to engulf them both, of the long hot days in Egypt. “Remember”, she whispers , feeling the salt of his tears trickle […]

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