All Consuming Christmas

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Rarely been near a TV in years, but just spent a few hours in front of one whilst on holiday – Tesco, Asda, Iceland, Matalan, Poundland – it looks like this is going to be a fookin’ amazing Christmas! #consumerism

Christmas consumerism depicted by Coca Cola truck on television

After the Lord Mayor’s Show

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The show has left town. We anticipated the Eisteddfod coming back to Meifod for years. Our excitement as the pink tent slowly grew out of a farmer’s field. Finally the week itself – a glorious celebration of everything that is Welsh. And then the show was over. 
This photo taken today shows what looks like some crazed Peruvian Nazca lines but is all that is left of the Mathrafal site. 
See you in 2025 perhaps!

Aerial view of the site of the former Eisteddfod site at Mathrafal, Meifod, Powys

Our ballroom

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Our “ballroom”. More or less the last room to come online – 3 years in the restoration. Lime, horsehair, oak lath the works. Just upstairs landing and bathroom corridor and we’re done on the inside. But for about 300 I’s to dot of course.

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