Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

This Side of the Pond

Notes from an Uprooted Englishwoman

Wales has attracted my attention again this week with a story that sounds like a picture book for children – something along the lines of the woman who lived in a shoe or the spider that ate the fly.

The town in which this tale begins is a lot bigger than the one I told you about in my last column and, as far as I’m aware, its residents have had no trouble logging on to the internet. But what makes Tredegar similar to last week’s featured village is that a single event managed to bring a whole community together.

When I say “event”, what I really mean is “cat”. A cat who creat...

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