The dramatic dark majesty of Snowdon’s soaring snow
covered white crest on a cold clear winter’s day,
transient cumulus clouds create fluid light and shade on
distant undulating hills as wind and sunlight play,
a luxuriant thick carpet of heather’s profuse tiny purple and
pink flowers brighten windswept sparse moorland,
the evergreen conifer and dune backdrop to Llandwyn Island’s
beach with it’s wide expanse of golden sand.
Weathered fishing boats in Tenby harbour rest patiently on
wet sand waiting for the next rising tide,
over fast flowing water the graceful arches of a suspension
bridge stretch over to the Menai Strait’s far side,
Portmeirion’s colourful Italian inspired architecture and gardens
are complemented with tranquil estuary views,
a nearby preserved steam railway runs through idyllic
mountainous scenery under a sky of purest blue.
Strumble Head’s conspicuous lighthouse is throughout the
summer overlooked by golden flowering gorse,
the narrow winding silver ribbon of a crystal clear mountain
stream flows it’s sculpted downward course,
the perennial roar of cascading white water as it tumbles through
the smooth black boulders of Swallow Falls,
rolling hills and patchwork fields with grazing sheep are bordered
by centuries old drystone walls.
Since medieval times, Conwy Castle’s crenellated grey stone
towers have stood sentinel to the bay,
overlooked by hills, the turquoise water highlighted with wave
tipped diamonds created by candescent sun’s rays,
with ever-changing weather and seasons, wildlife and soaring
mountainous vistas, all that you loved so dear,
when I think of or look at Wales, the beautiful landscape shaped by
millennia, this brings you ever closer, brings you ever near.
Beloved Dad James Farthing 1929 – 2017
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