Featured in this issue of Welsh Country Magazine:
6 WELSH CONNECTIONS – Stephen Roberts who likes a town with medieval walls visits Conwy in north Wales.
9 FISHING – Why do so many people from all over Wales, the country and from abroad, visit Anglesey every year? Tony Rees explains.
11 STORIES IN STONE – Geoff Brookes tells the tale of Catherine (Kate) Dennis, a forgotten 16 year old Welsh servant girl from Flint who was murdered in the shadows of the Pennines in 1891.
14 WALKING WALES – Tom Hutton goes to the Welsh Wildlife Centre, near Cardigan which provides the base camp for this short, but hilly exploration of the Pembrokeshire countryside.
22 NEWSROUND – A snapshot of what’s happening around Wales.
Eat, Drink & Sleep
20 BEST OF WELSH & BORDERS FOOD GUIDE – Please use our listing to source the best food and drink in Wales and the Borders.
26 WELSH KITCHEN – Four suggestions to help you solve your dinner and tea dilemmas: Vegan Macaroni Cheese with Cauliflower, British Asparagus and Sweet Potato Hash with Avocado and Egg, Pesto & Goats’ Cheese Mushroom Burgers with Caramelised Shallot Topping and for pudding, Chocolate and Clementine Mousse.
28 WHERE TO EAT – Fabulous food, much of it local in our selection of the best restaurants, bistros, inns and pubs.
31 FOOD LARDER – The latest news from our Best of Welsh & Border producers.
32 FOOD FESTIVALS – Some festivals well worth visiting.
33 GROUCHY GRANNY – Sarah Tarbutt gives her view on food labels.
56 STAY AWHILE – If you can escape for a break, do try one of our super places.
35 GRUMPY OLD GEEZER – is concerned how our politicians are spending our money.
35 MUSIC – Five varied CDs for you to enjoy.
36 PARSON & PUBLICAN – go off on their travels to visit St Bridget’s and The Bell at Skenfrith.
38 PICTORIAL WALES – Amazing photography from the talented Anthony Pease.
43 POETRY – Martin Perry’s poem Rhiannon which has been beautifully illustrated by Jason O’Brien.
44 ARTS – Use our fabulous artists and crafts people to source that special present.
47 BOOKSHELF – Our book choices for this issue.
48 PAMPER – Gift ideas for Father’s Day.
53 AT BLOSSOM-TIME – Simon Smith shares with us his thoughts at blossom time.
61 GARDENING – Penny Davies from the National Gardening Scheme is pleased that it’s now show-time in the garden.
66 HOROSCOPES – Christine Chalklin gives her forecast for May and June.
67 NOTHING TO WEAR? – There’s clothing temptation from: Joules, Sherpa, Sprayway and Weird Fish.
64 WELSH COUNTRY MARKETPLACE