Featured in this issue of Welsh Country Magazine:
6 WELSH CONNECTIONS – Karen Foy takes a step back in time and finds out more about the growth and development of the mid Wales town of Llandrindod Wells.
9 ON THE FLY – Moc Morgan offers his Ten Commandments relating to the sewin.
11 STORIES IN STONE – Geoff Brookes tells us about the brave Daniel Thomas – a hero.
14 BIRD MAN – David Shelbourne, the bird man of Old Colwyn.
18 WALKING WALES – Tom Hutton recommends a pilgrimage to the summit of Pen y Fan – the Brecon Beacons’ highest peak and a must for all walkers.
22 NEWSROUND – News from across Wales.
24 BEST OF WELSH & BORDERS FOOD GUIDE – Do support our artisan food producers by sourcing the best food and drink from Wales & the Borders. It’s so important that we all buy local Welsh food.
30 WELSH KITCHEN – Try Grandma Jessie’s Sausage and Apple Pie, Simple Shredded Beetroot Pizza with Spinach & Ricotta, Light & Easy Apple and Pear Tarts and Sophie Michell’s Gluten Free Chocolate Cake with Sweet Eve Strawberries and Raspberries.
32 WHERE TO EAT – Visit our selection of bistros, cafés, inns, pubs and restaurants, for fabulous food, much of it local.
34 FOOD LARDER – The latest news from our Best Of Welsh & Border producers.
36 FOOD FESTIVALS – Highlighting some festivals running during July & August.
36 HOT FROM THE KITCHEN – Chef Mary Ann Gilchrist is not happy with Visit Wales or the EEC.
37 ARTS – If you’re searching for the perfect present use one of our talented Welsh artists and craft makers.
41 POETRY – Martin Perry shares his latest poem, ‘Oh How I Wish’ which is beautifully illustrated by Jason O’Brien.
42 PICTORIAL WALES – It’s a pleasure to welcome back talented photographer Nigel McCall as he shares more of his amazing photographs with us.
46 MUSIC – Our choice of five CDs that we hope you’ll enjoy.
46 GRUMPY OLD GEEZER – Grumpy Old Geezer is backing Welsh food festivals.
47 PAMPER – Treats for summer and holiday ideas.
53 STAY AWHILE – Make your getaway and try some of our super places.
58 BOOKSHELF – We’ve reviewed a further seven books for July & August.
60 COFFEE BREAK – Sudoku puzzles for you to try.
61 GARDENING – Gregynog Hall looks at summer in the garden, when it’s time to smell the roses.
66 HOROSCOPES – Holiday Destinations for those born under the signs of Aquarius and Pisces.
67 NOTHING TO WEAR? – Clothing suggestions from Craghoppers, Didriksons, Joules, Wolfskin.
64 WELSH COUNTRY MARKETPLACE
64 WELSH COUNTRY WEBLINKS