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Alphabe Thursday …. M is for Mount Snowdon

February 12, 2015

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We have no mountains to climb in England and the highest point in the UK is Mount Snowdon in Wales due to its relative insignificance in the world  its ‘mount’ bit is often forgotten ; but for this  weeks contribution to Alphabe Thursday it has been rightfully attached.

When my youngest daughter was young we walked and cycled a lot; our weekends and holidays were spent exploring the English and Welsh countryside. We might rent a cottage, use youth hostels and we have camped a little.  Our favourite haunt was Bala lake in north Wales we stayed in various abodes and walked around the lake a few times and on one occasion we sailed across. It was not a happy event as we capsized the boat but it didn’t spoil the holiday. The main event was to walk up Mount Snowdon more quickly than the time before.  While we won’t find ourselves in the Guinness Book of Records there are many happy images images in the family album.

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12 Comments leave one →
  1. February 12, 2015 12:14 pm

    I forgot this little gem, how times fly!

  2. February 12, 2015 2:43 pm

    🙂 I’m in love with this post, Nel. We loved Mt. Snowdon too, in fact all of northern Wales that we could get too (even a tin mine, went down into it) in a week. We didn’t hike, we took the cog train up.
    I blogged with as picture here: http://jimmiehov.blogspot.com/search?q=snowdon
    The picture itself (don’t sell it, anyone, it is MINE !!!): http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-BcLGBzkYkpc/U5MxK4u9B4I/AAAAAAAAQow/NeQ0XXFIdkk/s1600/5-DSC06624.JPG
    ..

  3. February 12, 2015 3:18 pm

    Sounds like a wonderful time…

  4. February 12, 2015 4:00 pm

    Wonderful post for M ~ delightful memories ~

    Happy Weekend coming to you,
    artmusedog and carol

  5. February 12, 2015 5:54 pm

    The memories you have shared sound like a wonderful time. I enjoy walking so with the warmer weather it is always a pleasure to get out and move! I feel like a bear hibernating some days! We have not had a lot of snow so I feel like it is a blessing! Have a good weekend and come visit soon.

    • February 13, 2015 9:36 am

      Dear Anne! I love you blog but can never find a way to comment! My favourite ‘love is’ is ‘understanding her moods … my long suffering husband took a long time and often still doesn’t fathom emotional ups and downs! … So I enjoyed you ‘L’ very much! So thanks for dropping by and you kind comments xxxx

  6. February 13, 2015 3:07 am

    it’s always fun to do things together with the whole family, no matter where you are! {:-Deb

    • February 13, 2015 7:30 am

      I agree … rain or rain they were memorable. Then when we had sun and sun that was good too !
      Have a good day xx

  7. February 13, 2015 5:44 pm

    memories … perfect for the prompt letter

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