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Sweet Shores.

Updated on July 3, 2014

How nice to be back ; we have settled into our new home in the small Welsh seaside village of Aberporth wonderfully but there's been one snag; we just couldn't pick up broadband. I have constantly been on the phone to British Telecom, our Internet providers and they said it was this, then that !!! Today it was sorted and they hadn't built our profile properly so our hub couldn't pick it up !! However never mind it's done now.

Today's hub is pretty short but I just wanted to say that I was back and will get round to reading all your hubs too throughout the remainder of today and tomorrow !!!!!

I hope you enjoy the photos of the havens which surround our new home.

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Sleepy

Those first moments

Awakening sleeping dreams

Each limb stretched anticipation

A life anew steeped in surreal bliss

Top toeing through life’s great beauty

Almost childlike in thought

Each cosy nook

Sleepy.

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Treasures

Oh so simple

Quaint but truly priceless

Share high teas of scones, jam and cream

That simplistic charm so olde worlde

Come now step into yesteryear

Yes come and share with me

These wonderful

Treasures.


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Sweet shores

As time stands still

My heart beats in true bliss

Like that very first so sweet kiss

That ebbing and flowing music of mine

Brimming over with clear passion

Oh how I've found my place

As time stands still

Sweet shores.


Some more photos from our new home.

Riley on Aberporth beach.
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Kids having fun
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      Bill Holland 2 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Well it is indeed a lovely village and I am very excited for you. What a grand adventure. Well done and it is good to have you back among us.

      billy

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      Demas W Jasper 2 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      These photos look so much like York Harber, Maine, USA! Same ocean, same cove and beach, etc. From my own love of York and York Beach, I know already how much you will love your new abode. John 14:23 is a key to the happiness of your home.

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      Dr. John Anderson 2 years ago from Australia on Planet Water

      what a lovely location

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 2 years ago from Southern Illinois

      I can see why you are thrilled with your new home, it's beautiful! Your poetry still move me, this especially with the lighthearted playfulness. The photos are adorable. Thank you for sharing them. Congratulations my dear friend...

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      The Examiner-1 2 years ago

      Welcome back Eiddwen I am glad that you like your new home and everything has worked out for you.

      Several things have changed while you were gone and you will be asking others about them.

      I love the photos, and your words have described your home and surroundings to the "nitty-gritty" - so to speak. I voted it up, shared it and pinned it.

      Kevin

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      Peg Cole 2 years ago from Dallas, Texas

      Oh, Eddy, this is such a lovely grouping of poetry and gorgeous pictures. Thanks so much for sharing this piece of your world. And welcome back. Lovely!

      Peg

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      Cecile Portilla 2 years ago from West Orange, New Jersey

      Beautiful pictures Eddy. "Sweet shores as time stands still" perfectly describes the environment. I am convinced that you will enjoy your new home. Welcome back!

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      Rachael O'Halloran 2 years ago from United States

      Welcome back Eddy :)

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      Eric Dierker 2 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Beautiful, simply beautiful

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much Billy and it is nice to be back too.

      Lots of love,

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much Perspycacious.

      Enjoy your day.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Thank you for stopping by janderson.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      So glad you enjoyed the poetry and photos Ruby.

      Have a great day.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Hi Kevin so nice to be back again and I am looking forward to getting back to reading your hubs also.

      Lots of love from Wales.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much Peg.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      So nice to be back too cecileportilla and thanks for stopping by.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Thank you Rachael.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      As always nice to see you've called by Eric.

      Have a great day.

      Eddy.

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      Dave 2 years ago from Lancashire north west England

      Beautiful village beautiful poetry and your back to please us with many more for us to anticipate. Glad to see you back my friend, and to have a glimpse of your little corner of Wales.

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi Eddy, oh I am soooo jealous! lol! what a beautiful new home and village, I hope you will be very happy there, wonderful! And welcome back!

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      Word 2 years ago from Chicago

      Hi Eddy, lovely poem, lovely place, lovely fresh air and new space. Lovely children too. Good to see you back!

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      WillStarr 2 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

      Beautiful all around, including the outstanding verse! Voted Up!

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      Janet Giessl 2 years ago from Georgia country

      Welcome back! The place you have moved to is absolutely gorgeous. What a beautiful new home! I have really missed your poetry. I wish you all the best for your new home!

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      Faith Reaper 2 years ago from southern USA

      Oh, my, what a beautiful place to now call home! I am so excited for you and thank you for sharing your lovely photos here! Felt like I am right there from reading your lovely poetry along with your beautiful photos.

      I have been away too from HP, and I am hoping to get back to publishing soon.

      Blessings to you and your lovely family in your new home.

      Voted up +++ and away

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      Devika Primić 2 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Beautiful place and photos are stunning. Thank you for sharing adventures with us. All my best to you.

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      Shauna L Bowling 2 years ago from Central Florida

      It's good to have you back, Eddy. I'd love to see photos of your new home. Were you able to take your rock roses with you and make a new Val and Erin garden?

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 2 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      Oh, Eddy, I've been missing you! But what a beautiful place you have found for your new home. I hope you'll be very happy there. Have you found a new church, too? The photos are great and obviously your grandchildren love it. Blessings.

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      Aga 2 years ago

      I would love to visit there. It looks very inviting.

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      Linda Crampton 2 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      This looks like such a wonderful place to live, Eddy! I hope you enjoy living in your new home. It's great to read another hub from you. Welcome back!

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      So great to be back too DAL and here's to so many more for us both to share on here.

      Lots of love from across the border .

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Thank you Nell and lots of love for you too from across the border.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      So great to be back too word55.Thanks for stopping by.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much Will.

      Your comment so greatly appreciated.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much janet for your kind wishes. lots of love from Wales.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Thank you Faith Reaper so nice to see you've stopped by and have a great weekend.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      You are so very welcome Devika.

      Eddy,

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      So great to be back too Sha and yes we managed to bring Val and Erin's garden with us. Will post a photo on FB.

      eddy.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      It is so nice to be back too Blossom and thanks for your following and friendship. Lots of love from Wales.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Thank you for stopping by Monis Mas.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Thank you Alicia and I wish you a wonderful weekend.

      Eddy.

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      DJ Anderson 2 years ago

      What a lovely place to call home. It is amazingly beautiful.

      I am so excited for you to start this new leg of your journey.

      May grand blessings surround you in your new home!

      DJ.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much DJ

      Eddy.

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      Jackie Lynnley 2 years ago from The Beautiful South

      What is not to like! I would have trouble ever showing up at HP! lol How very blessed you are and I hope you remain so. ^

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      Anna Haven 2 years ago from Scotland

      It looks a very beautiful area. I wish you lots of love and happiness in your new home. :)

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      Audrey Howitt 2 years ago from California

      What a gorgeous place to live Eddy! Beautiful pictures, beautiful verse

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      DreamerMeg 2 years ago from Northern Ireland

      Lovely place. We spent our Honeymoon at NewQuay, just a short distance North of where you are. Great photos.

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      Phyllis Doyle Burns 2 years ago from High desert of Nevada.

      Eddy, it is so good to have you back and to see the beautiful surroundings of you new home. I am so glad to know all is well with you and yours. The poems, as always, are lovely. Welcome home.

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      Rebecca Mealey 2 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      Oh, what a pretty place. Lucky you! Make lots of good Hubs for us from your experiences there!

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Thank you Jackie.

      Enjoy your day.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Your comment so appreciated Anna.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Thank you for stopping by Audrey.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Hi DreamerMeg Yes I have spent many a day at New quay myself and grew up in Aberaeron again only five miles North. Thanks for stopping by.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Thank you Phyllis and yes it is great to be home once again. Have a wonderful day.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much Rebecca.

      Eddy.

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      Lisa VanVorst 2 years ago from New Jersey

      Wow it truly is beautiful. Love the writing, so glad your back on hubpages. I look forward to reading more.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Thank you Lisa.

      Eddy.

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 2 years ago from Reno NV

      First, I am so happy to read your poetry again. Second, I am so happy that you have a new place to call your home that fills you with wonder and joy. I can't wait to read what your new enviroment will inspire. Jamie

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much Jamie.

      Eddy.

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      RTalloni 2 years ago from the short journey

      Such a lovely, quaint, and obviously inspiring new home! I'm smiling for the joy you must have of living in such a beautiful place. I hope we'll get to see seasonal photos of the area!

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      I am so glad you enjoyed this one RTalloni.

      Eddy/.

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      Deb Hirt 2 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      This looks like a great place, Eddy. Hope to see more of it!

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      So glad you enjoyed Deb.

      Eddy.

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      Genna East 2 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Hello Eddy…

      You have been missed. :-) Congratulations on the move. Your photos and words speak many volumes of the beauty and charm of your new surroundings. Just lovely! I am happy for you.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Thank you Genna.

      Eddy.

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