Featured in this issue of Welsh Country Magazine:
6 WELSH CONNECTIONS – Graham Watkins tells us about the Cockle Women of Penclawdd.
9 FISHING – Tony Rees, like many anglers, is already saying that it’s not long to go until the start of the Trout Season!
Out & About
10 GWILI RAILWAY – was treated to a VIP visit by Mrs Marion Thomas.
11 STORIES IN STONE – Geoff Brookes tells the tragic tale of what happened to The Maja.
14 WALKING WALES – Tom Hutton climbs Pen y Garn, the 2nd highest of the Cwmdeudwr hills, standing high above the divide between the Wye Valley and Cwm Rheidol.
18 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 HOSPITALITY – Building the link between Welsh Food and Drink with tourism.
29 WHERE TO EAT – Fabulous food, much of it local, in our selection of the best restaurants, bistros, inns and pubs.
30 FOOD LARDER – Updates from our Best Of Welsh & Border producers.
32 WELSH KITCHEN – Four suggestions to help you solve your foodie dilemmas: Potato & Leek Soup with Chives, Healthy Vegan Stir Fry, Chicken Caesar Salad Cups and BerryWorld Vegan Blackberry & Chocolate Cupcakes.
56 STAY AWHILE – If you can escape for a break, do try one of our super places
34 PARSON & THE PUBLICAN – head to Hay on Wye for a spot of Christmas shopping.
38 PICTORIAL WALES – Thomas Winstone shares a selection of his wonderful photographs with us.
42 ARTS – Check out the talented artists we are working with for that perfect Christmas present.
46 PAMPER – It’s treat time with lots of gift ideas for Christmas.
53 POETRY – Martin Perry’s poem, Grace Williams, with a beautiful illustration by Zoe Gladwin.
54 GRUMPY OLD GEEZER – rages over the rural programme.
54 MUSIC – Five varied CDs for you to enjoy.
55 BOOKSHELF – Our book choices this issue.
61 GARDENING – Penny Davies from the National Gardening Scheme looks at the late Autumn Garden.
66 HOROSCOPES – Christine Chalklin gives her forecast for November & December
67 NOTHING TO WEAR? – There’s clothing temptation and gift suggestions from: Chatham, Cyberjammies, Hanwag and Weird Fish.
64 WELSH COUNTRY MARKETPLACE