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'There are some things me and the missus just don't talk about!' How Tom Jones stayed married for 55 years

Cambrian Colliery, Clydach Vale, c.1910, from the Welsh Coal Mines web site. http://www.welshcoalmines.co.uk/

Pontypridd stands on the banks of the River Taff and the River Rhondda as the gateway to the valleys beyond – and the mineral and coal riches that were exploited between the late 1700′s and the 1980′s. From its first bridge in 1750, built to allow travel to market without crossing a deadly river ford, via what is possibly the world’s oldest surviving railway bridge, to the modern road bridges of today, it has always been necessary to bridge the rivers at Pontypridd in order to get from A to…

St. Clears

St Clears is a small town on the River Tâf in Carmarthenshire, Wales. According to the 2001 UK census, it has a population of 2,820 people, most of whom are Welsh-speaking.

Rhondda, Saturday By Nan Youngman From: Newport Museum and Art Gallery Nan Youngman (1906-1995) was an English painter and teacher. She came to South Wales in the early 1950s to organise a scheme which exhibited paintings in Welsh schools and fell in love with the landscape of the mining valleys.

18 pictures of iconic Welsh buildings that will fill you with hwyl and awe

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/whats-on/arts-culture-news/18-pictures-iconic-welsh-buildings-8778652?ICID=FB-Wales-main

South Wales mining valleyAn old photograph of a South Wales mining valley. Note the pit head to the right and the typical terraced housing.

How Green was my Valley - Cwm Rhondda - Bread of Heaven - Welsh/Cymraeg . (eng-cym-subs) - YouTube