My favourite bookshops (Machynlleth & Aberystwyth edition)

First we went to The Penrallt Gallery in Machynlleth, a small bookshop with a lovely and carefully put together selection. They specialise in art, poetry and Welsh publishers.

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Slightly blurry photograph which hopefully conveys something of this shop’s elegant and soothing atmosphere.

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The Beach at Aberystwyth

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I’ve visited Aberystwyth three times. I was born there. I went there to have a look at the University when I was seventeen. Last month I took my partner there during our trip to Mid Wales. If the pattern continues I’ll be about fifty eight the next time I go to Aberystwyth.

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Aberystwyth Beach

I have visited Aberystwyth three times. I was born there. I went there to have a look at the University when I was seventeen. Last month I took my partner there during our trip to Mid Wales. If the pattern continues I’ll be about fifty eight the next time I go to Aberystwyth.

The seafront.

It isn’t a very impressive beach, but the rocks at the far end are worth a look.

They are part of the Aberystwyth Grits Formation or Group and are made up of interbedded layers of sandstone and mudstone.