2012 – Beddgelert

Our House - Plas Colwyn

Our House – Plas Colwyn

Another arty gate.

Another arty gate.

Arty gate

Arty gate

There's the flag.

There’s the flag.

Golf anyone?

Golf anyone?

The Snowdonia coastline

The Snowdonia coastline

A stone arch.

A stone arch.

Beach and sea

Beach and sea

Snowdonia with snow

Snowdonia with snow

Coastal cottages

Coastal cottages

More water

More water

More beach!

More beach!

A beach!

A beach!

Vicki, Sue, Simon and Julie. (Simon is prepared for a powercut)

Vicki, Sue, Simon and Julie. (Simon is prepared for a powercut)

Gelert's Grave

Gelert’s Grave

They have funny electricity pylons round here ...

They have funny electricity pylons round here …

Snowdonia at its best.

Snowdonia at its best.

Reflective qualities in Snowdonia

Reflective qualities in Snowdonia

Snow! Snow! I know! Snow in Snowdonia! What next?

Snow! Snow! I know! Snow in Snowdonia! What next?

Industrial Heritage

Industrial Heritage

The moon!

The moon!

A mountain

A mountain

Alan starts to revive Julie and Vicki.

Alan starts to revive Julie and Vicki.

Julie and Vicki ... dead?

Julie and Vicki … dead?

Julie planking in the lounge

Julie planking in the lounge

A burning log fire in the lounge

A burning log fire in the lounge

Vicki, Bryan and Suki in the lounge

Vicki, Bryan and Suki in the lounge

Mike, Lesley, Alan and Mollie in the kitchen

Mike, Lesley, Alan and Mollie in the kitchen

Waterfall near moss-covered stone near Beddgelert

Waterfall near moss-covered stone near Beddgelert

Julie Phillips writing

Julie Phillips writing

Gelert's Grave, Beddgelert, Snowdonia, Gwynedd, Wales

Gelert’s Grave, Beddgelert, Snowdonia, Gwynedd, Wales

Gelert's Grave and Moel Hebog, near Beddgelert, Snowdonia

Gelert’s Grave and Moel Hebog, near Beddgelert, Snowdonia

The bridge over the River Colwyn at Beddgelert

The bridge over the River Colwyn at Beddgelert

Cyclist! (but not Vicki)

Cyclist! (but not Vicki)

Yew berries on gravestones

Yew berries on gravestones

Suki and Mike

Suki and Mike

Suki, Lesley and Alan

Suki, Lesley and Alan

Sue writing

Sue writing

Sue Simon and Diane

Sue Simon and Diane

Mollie and Sue settling down in the pub.

Mollie and Sue settling down in the pub.

Playing Star Wars Risk

Playing Star Wars Risk

Simon washing up

Simon washing up

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Julie writing.

Julie writing.

Autumnal leaves on a gravestone.

Autumnal leaves on a gravestone.

Di showing her photos

Di showing her photos

Di playing golf.

Di playing golf.

Di writing.

Di writing.

Diane and Vicki

Diane and Vicki

Now he didn't do much writing on the retreat.

Now he didn’t do much writing on the retreat.

Darren eating ... breakfast.

Darren eating … breakfast.

Darren telling us he's considering standing down as Chair.

Darren telling us he’s considering standing down as Chair.

Clouds.

Clouds.

Bryan writing.

Bryan writing.

Bryan, Mollie and Julie

Bryan, Mollie and Julie

Bryan warding off evil spirits ... and Julie.

Bryan warding off evil spirits … and Julie.

Autumnal colour at Beddgelert

Autumnal colour at Beddgelert

We still had rural views though.

We still had rural views though.

There's a bus going past our house! Told you we were in civilisation!

There’s a bus going past our house! Told you we were in civilisation!

The River Colwyn

The River Colwyn

Beddgelert

Beddgelert

Beddgelert

Beddgelert

The bridge across the River Colwyn at Beddgelert

The bridge across the River Colwyn at Beddgelert

The River Colwyn

The River Colwyn

The River Colwyn

The River Colwyn

In 2012 we tried a different retreat … one in civilisation! We were slap bang in the middle of the metropolis that is known as Beddgelert.