Sleepover in Casnewydd

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by ReD, Mar 3, 2014.

  1. ReD

    ReD SC Hall of Famer

    Mar 27, 2013
    Sleepover in Casnewydd aka Trefdraeth aka Newport West Wales

    Sleepover new set
















































     
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  2. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

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    betwixt and between
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    Very interesting images...many beauties and some haunting, ReD. I like the reading choice, as well.
     
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  3. ReD

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    Mar 27, 2013
    An unwatched DVD BB
     
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  4. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    It's a lovely little place; beautiful coast and the mountains a little inland (where the Bluestones came from). Some very good local artists & musicians too. Unfortunately rather being taken over by wealthy second-homers which is pushing property prices far out of reach of those born & brought up locally.
     
  5. Some great shots, but I don't see any sleeping going on.

    Perhaps you were sleep shooting. ;)
     
  6. ReD

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    Mar 27, 2013
    The B W with mirror was our bedroom - I woke up with light piercing the shutters & reached for my camera

    Paul - Absolutely right on all counts. Visited some Studios in Porth Gain - best I've seen outside of our local art Gallery.
    Not sure what the answer is on second homers - they bring in tourists but property prices are too high for local incomes. I asked a question what does it cost to get a property on the beach & was pointed to a house first nicknamed 1.2 by the locals (£1.2m purchase price) after renovation it has now been re-nicknamed 2.4. ( Local builders must be happy).
     
  7. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    Roger, a friend of mine used to live in Newport, and still lives close by and I sent her a link to your photos.
    She liked them (especially the teacup) but also says: "If he thought he was in Casnewydd he was very confused! Casnewydd is in Gwent - he was in Trefdraeth! I think casnewydd might be new castle [castell newydd] but not sure."
     
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  8. ReD

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    Mar 27, 2013
    So much for for Google translation then

    Also no ref to Trefdraeth on links I looked up - bad form I say

    Thanks

    Sleepover in Trefdraeth it is then
     
  9. ReD

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    Mar 27, 2013
    Are these image links working for everyone?

    They Show for me but there maybe a problem
     
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  10. pictogramax

    pictogramax SC Top Veteran

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    I see just the one I commented on already in BW thread. Others are no-go.
     
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  11. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator

    Nov 11, 2011
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    i didn't do an exact count, but only around a dozen or so are showing for me.
     
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  12. ReD

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    Mar 27, 2013
    Thanks Luke - ok then I'll repost if photobucket behaves
     
  13. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus

    Jul 17, 2010
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    Bill Shinnick
    Images missing??
     
  14. ReD

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    Mar 27, 2013
    Now Sorted
     
  15. christilou

    christilou SC Hall of Famer

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    Very atmospheric set that perfectly captures the weather :)
     
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  16. pictogramax

    pictogramax SC Top Veteran

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    Great place and images captured the atmosphere well.
     
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  17. ReD

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    Mar 27, 2013
    The Area can be a bit Bi-Polar but not as bad as the Industrial Areas of South Wales
    This one is the brickworks at Porth Gain Harbour - reminds me of the engravings by Piranesi


     
  18. Dewi Sant

    Dewi Sant SC Veteran

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    Guess?
    See now, if I try taking photos like that they end up looking like nothing even remotely coherent or interesting. It's a skill is that, taking photos of the mundane and making them look like something special. Lovely set of photos ReD........ No, lovely 'interesting' set of photos.
     
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