Dydd da from Carmarthenshire

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Dydd da from Carmarthenshire

Post: # 166794Post Northern Boy »

Afternoon all.

Just moved to rural West Wales after 8 years in San Francisco. Too many guns. Too many crazy people. No NHS. Decided I needed to come home. Persuaded my American wife to trade California for Carmarthenshire. She must love me.

Renting a converted barn with some land, clearing out an old aviary for chickens, got some raised beds in and have procured (oh the irony) an air rifle to keep the local wood pigeon population down.

Looking to get out for some boletes and chanterelles soon, as well as fishing the local coastline from my old kayak (when it finally arrives from California).

Any other West Wales Ishers?

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Post: # 166795Post MuddyWitch »

Welcome to ISH :flower:

Whilst I'm not in Wales (& soon not to be in the UK) I'm sure we have several ISHers near you. I wish you & your wife all the best in your new life. We're a nosy lot, so we'll love to be kept informed of your progress!

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welcome :flower:
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Post: # 166814Post Carltonian Man »

Welcome back to Blighty and to ish. Sounds a nice set up you're getting together

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Post: # 166818Post mrsflibble »

Emma a dwi.

sorry, that's all the welsh I know. and I've probably spelt it badly too.
oh how I love my tea, tea in the afternoon. I can't do without it, and I think I'll have another cup very
ve-he-he-he-heryyyyyyy soooooooooooon!!!!

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Welcome to Ish! :flower:
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Post: # 166835Post Northern Boy »

SusieGee wrote:Welcome to Ish and welcome to Wales, hope you don't mind rain!! I think we're in the middle of a monsoon this week :lol:
This week? I think it has rained pretty much every day since I got here! "It's very unusual" is what everyone keeps telling me.........

Got to be good for the fungo tho'!

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Post: # 166836Post Farmer gra »

Graham here up near Newcastle Emlyn about 20 miles from you. Welcome to ish and to west wales. Enjoy the hard work!
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Post: # 166846Post Green Aura »

Croeso. :wave:
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Post: # 167062Post mybarnconversion »

SusieGee wrote:
Northern Boy wrote:
SusieGee wrote:Welcome to Ish and welcome to Wales, hope you don't mind rain!! I think we're in the middle of a monsoon this week :lol:
This week? I think it has rained pretty much every day since I got here! "It's very unusual" is what everyone keeps telling me.........

!
'They're' lying of course!! :lol:
It's the rain that keeps Wales so beautiful ... a sacrifice worth paying ;)

Welcome Northern Boy - I'm between Llandeilo and Ammanford so not far from you.

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Post: # 167069Post Millymollymandy »

Ooh I haven't said Hello yet. Hello! :flower:
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Post: # 167227Post Northern Boy »

Thanks for all the welcomes folks!

Any of you locals able to point me in the very general direction of a location that may at some point contain Boletus edulis and/or Cantharellus cibarius..........?

:help:

(I know, it's cheeky, but I burned holes in my feet looking this weekend. Not even a sniff........... wrong time of year?)

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