Ffestiniog log

nice covers: Snowdonia logs from Merseyside YHA

A set of walking guides for Snowdonia published by Merseyside YHA in the 1940’s. Love the cover illustrations > The Snowdon log, 1948, illustration by Frank Wolstenholme. The Berwyn log, 1947, illustration by Frank Wolstenholme. The Conway Valley log, 1949, illustration by Dennis Ives The FFestiniog Log, 1947, illustration by John Craigie. The Idwal log, […]

mum and small kids building a sandcastle

archive : classic beach picture

This is a picture from my Dad’s carefully curated slide collection, my favourite from the ‘Us’ set. My mum, my sister, and myself on a Scottish beach, in the middle of the last century. I’m observing from the outside – I’ve no memory of this. I took the photo with a camera looking through the […]