Darren W. Rees

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Massage your Head, in Aberdare

This bizarre sign appears above the staircase in the Ieuan ap Iago Wetherspoons pub in Aberdare.  Dwyliwch Eich Pen Please Mind Your Head Someone has wrongly transcribed the Welsh word “gwyliwch”. There is…

Sir Michael Sobell bust at Sobell Leisure Centre, Aberdare

A bust of Sir Michael Sobell, in the foyer of Aberdare’s Sobell Leisure Centre.  He was a major philanthropist and his charitable foundation provided major funding for the Michael Sobell Sport Centre in…

Cocooned within Concrete

I was a windscreen tourist today.  On the morning commute I was struck by the clouds as I drove the winding road of the Graig mountain, above Aberdare.   The clouds seem to be…

Happy New Year at Aberdare Park

A New Year seems like a great place to begin Nature Diary III, my ongoing experiments with noticing nature around me. Today on 1st January 2019 I visited Aberdare Park located in Trecynon near Aberdare. …