WALK PART 2 – Day 239 Back to Aberystwyth 

Monday 28 March 2016 (Easter Monday)

Train to Aberystwyth 

Lynwynygog Guest House

After 4 winter months at home it’s time to get back walking. I think I made the right decision for me to go home for the winter. Hopefully I’ve avoided the worst of the weather and can look forward to a summer back on the coast. I enjoyed Christmas, catching up with family and friends, and managed a skiing holiday. I could get used to being retired!

I picked Easter Monday as my re-start date purely because that’s the day I started last year. How was I to know that day would coincide with Storm Kate and horrendous weather? I’m getting a sense of déjà vu! Perhaps it’s just another element of symmetry – I postponed my walk and left Aberystwyth being battered by Storm Clodagh and I made my way back as she was subjected to Storm Kate. At least I was tucked up at home for the intervening 7 storms. 

Second time around I have been noticeably much more chilled about everything; hopefully that’s a good thing. I packed last minute and only have a plan for the first 2 days. It’ll all work out. 

The train journey was sunny and I approached the coast alongside the River Dovey with a great view across to Aberdovey.  

Looking out of the train window along the Afon Leri and across to Aberdovey
 It was a lovely sunny evening and so I wandered down to the sea front to take a look (just in case it’s raining tomorrow). Ah the smell of the sea, the sound of the waves, and the sight of the fading sun on the water. Bliss. I’m glad to be back and looking forward to a sunny summer (fingers crossed).  

Aberystwyth sea front and Constitution Hill at sunset

10 thoughts on “WALK PART 2 – Day 239 Back to Aberystwyth 

  1. Grace Morris March 28, 2016 / 8:05 pm

    Hey we should have said goodbye!!! Good luck my dear. Am looking forward to the witty posts! And when you get to Weymouth….. G X

    Sent from my iPad



    • Lucy March 28, 2016 / 8:11 pm

      Sorry. I didn’t want to think about leaving this morning. But now I’m here…👍


  2. Lee Conroy March 28, 2016 / 8:19 pm

    You go girl!! Have fun Lucy and see you hopefully around the Southampton/Portsmouth area x


    • Lucy March 28, 2016 / 8:48 pm

      Thanks Lee. You’re in my diary for when I get to Southampton x


  3. Zephyrine March 28, 2016 / 8:36 pm

    So glad to see you back on the track, Lucy – I shall look forward to your regular updates & adventures. Z x


    • Lucy March 28, 2016 / 8:49 pm

      Hi Zephyrine. I was going to email you to let you know I’m back on the trail – no need! Excited about getting going (and slightly wary about the weather!). I hope you’re well? X


  4. Rohan March 28, 2016 / 9:01 pm

    Welcome back Lucy, definitely the right decision to take take cover over the winter months. We had some spectacular scenes here but its mainly been good for the last few weeks including Storm Katie making no impression. I look forward to hearing about your progress onwards.


    • Lucy April 2, 2016 / 7:35 pm

      Hi Rohan. Good to hear from you. I’ve been wondering how your birds did last year and whether they’re around now?


  5. Val K March 28, 2016 / 9:35 pm

    Welcome back Luc , thought of you today with all the wind and rain we have had here. I look
    forward to hearing about your new adventures. Val K x


  6. Chris March 29, 2016 / 4:16 am

    Here we go again!!!!! Good weather (hopefully), great pics….good luck Juice….on on Marshal of the Air (Retd), on on!!!!!!!.


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