Country Escape : January 2016

Welsh Border Life

While the new year is for many of us a time of quiet contemplation, it’s the busiest time for shepherds – a traditional role that’s being revived on the slopes of Snowdon

So, the season is over. The three kings have left, you’ve spent the gold and stashed the frankincense and myrrh in a cupboard because you didn’t know what to do with it. Mary and Joseph are with the in-laws showing off their newborn baby boy, and you’re left wondering how it all went by so quickly. Chances are your New Year’s resolutions are already wilting in the cold, and weeks of pre-Christmas hype has now turned to post-Christmas bewilderment, as you attempt to regain a grip on the year ahead.

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