Country Escape : April 2015

Welsh Border Life

There’s so much that makes Wales great, but to ensure it stays that way we need to be as brave, bold and forward-thinking as our forebears, argues Jules

For well over half my life I’ve been lucky enough to callWales my home. During that time I’ve travelled thousands of miles and met hundreds of people who’ve shared their love of a country that’s as diverse as it is proud.Many aWelshman has reminded me thatWelsh slate has kept Britain dry, and that if you could iron out the hills and mountains Wales would be bigger than England. But if it were, it would not be the nation we all love and recognise as perhaps the most distinctive in the British Isles.

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