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JustJohn Report 21 Jan 2013 18:34

Kay. You are frightening me :-0 :-0 :-0 Not venturing forth tonight. Every car with one headlight will cause me to dive into snowdrifts at side of road :-) :-)


Kay???? Report 21 Jan 2013 18:30

Ah,,,,,,,,, the cats eye,,,,,,,no it has two,

but the car only had one headlight....... :-)


AnnCardiff Report 21 Jan 2013 18:13

only the third :-S :-S :-S

and I'm wondering, where did you used to go to annoy and irritate people before you came on these boards?


JustJohn Report 21 Jan 2013 17:55

George. You are the third man to threaten me with physical violence and rapid expiration of life in the short time I have been on chat. I am 97 years old and 6 and a half stone. Please be more gentle with me :-0 :-( :-( :-(


JustJohn Report 21 Jan 2013 17:52

Kay. Why is your avatar a one-eyed cat at night? Sorry if it upsets you to talk about it ;-)


George Report 21 Jan 2013 17:46


You must be joking, probably end up throttling him :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D

George :-) :-) :-) :-) :-)


JustJohn Report 21 Jan 2013 17:46

George. Rhod Gilbert makes me laugh. In a show at The Apollo, he asks the audience if they have seen his ads promoting Wales.

One shouts out "yes". And have you been to Wales? "yes". And what did you think? "it's a dump"

It's not, replies Rhod. "It's lovely. We've done it all up. Have you seen Cardiff Bay?" You can sit outside and sip your soup and look at the sea"

Where did you go in Wales? "Swansea" replied ther member of the audience.

Oh, see what you mean. Yes, that's still a dump" :-D


Kay???? Report 21 Jan 2013 17:43

Johns a tour guide George so hes the man to know every mound and dip in Wales. You should go with him next time.


George Report 21 Jan 2013 17:34

Been to wales twice with old fogs (he has relations there) not far from Swansea, and to be honest didn't like either time I went.
Fist time ended up having a set to with some ignorant people who were talking in English when we went into the pub, but started in Welsh when we spoke.
Second time had an argument with a couple of morons who seemed to think we were there to buy property, as if.
So don't think I would ever bother going back, but I will say parts of it where we went was nice, and parts were a complete dump, like wherever you go.



JustJohn Report 21 Jan 2013 17:34

Mersey. Just google earth Cwm Parc and then move towards Abergwynfi. Difficult to believe you are in a largely industrial area of Wales. It is beautiful.

AnnC Forgot to mention. M4 J32 - friendly cuppa awaits visitors from Genes (with one major exception :-))


AnnCardiff Report 21 Jan 2013 17:24

and the boot as well


AnnCardiff Report 21 Jan 2013 17:24

a very large one please


Mersey Report 21 Jan 2013 17:21

John.....Put a bloody sock in it !!!!!


JustJohn Report 21 Jan 2013 17:13

George. M4 is not best suggestion for sightseeing. Pontypandy is fictional, as AnnC said. Usually people think it is a combination of the two Valleys towns of Pontypridd and Tonypandy. If you leave M4 at J34 you are in Tonypandy within 10 minutes. And there is a beautiful detour via Treorchy in Rhondda to near Port Talbot where you can rejoin the M4. You will see half of the famous Rhondda valley (Llwynypia, Gelli, Ton Pentre, Pentre with its "Cathedral" and Treorchy, which you will love or loathe, then Cwm Parc and the high pass above known as the Bwlch and you descend via the lovely wooded and remote Gwynfi Valley. Absolutely beautiful detour.

And Port Talbot (M4 J41) is very industrial at first glance, but if you go a mile off the M4 you will be very surprised. North up the Afan Valley to Cwmafan. South to one or two really nice and fairly quiet beaches. Much cheaper and more fun that stopping at M4 Services :-D


supercrutch Report 21 Jan 2013 17:12

George, Port Talbot does look dreadful and the air quality is bad. They have monitors online where you can check the pollution levels. However it's a hub for jobs and is crucially accessible by Motorway and Sea. Oddly it has loads of golf courses.

Lampeter I also agree with you. Do you mean Newport, Gwent Or Newport, Pembs?

Newport Pembs has lovely beaches but catches the wind sometimes.

I could however list many more lovely places in Wales to visit :-)

Same as any country isn't it, grim industrial areas, towns without investment etc.,



AnnCardiff Report 21 Jan 2013 16:37

google it George - it's a fictional place - home of Fireman Sam


George Report 21 Jan 2013 16:23

Pontypandy, is that near that toilet of a town called port Talbot, went past there when we went to Lampeter, what a dump, mind Lampeter and Newport isn't much better.



JustJohn Report 21 Jan 2013 15:06

Oh, yes. Sam Tan :-D :-D Thought Taniwr Sam was wrong, but couldn't remember. Proves I don't C & P anyway.

Just asked Rob and he said Sam Tan straight away and he remembered watching it all those years ago :-D Never thoiught then we would one day live in Ponytypandy and know Sam and Bella personally ;-)


supercrutch Report 21 Jan 2013 12:20

Yep, I use Sam Tân when I speak with grandson. He is only 2 though :-)

*$parkling $andie*

*$parkling $andie* Report 21 Jan 2013 11:17

Sam Tân to us uneducated !