Category Archives: Poems

Hay Winter Festival Highlights – eat, think and be merry!

    Once a year is just not enough for the Hay Festival and all its fascinating guests, so this winter they’ve done it again. For three days the little town will be transformed as hoards of bookworms come to … Continue reading

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A Poem: Autumn’s Cup

Autumn is now upon us and we think that the beauty of The Brecon Beacons is at its peak during this season. Alexis Dimyan is one of our favourite poets and he calls the Brecon Beacons his ‘Spiritual Home’. Renowned … Continue reading

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A Brecon Beacons Poem: “My Pen y Fan”

It’s all about literature in the Brecon Beacons with the Hay Festival taking place this week.  So here’s a wonderful poem by Tanya Jakomis who wrote this after a walk up Pen y Fan.  My Pen y Fan Stood at … Continue reading

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Wales’ most desirable place for Christmas!

Here are some hidden secrets for Christmas shopping in the Brecon Beacons… What we excel at in the Brecon Beacons is the range of independent shops and fairs offering something a whole lot better than the high street chains – … Continue reading

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Day Twenty Five of the Brecon Beacons Advent Calendar… MERRY CHRISTMAS!

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE! Day Twenty Five of Brecon Beacons Advent Calendar is a poem to celebrate Christmas by one of Brecon Beacons greatest sons, Henry Vaughan. The True Christmas So stick up ivy and the bays, And then restore the … Continue reading

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Day Twelve of the Brecon Beacons Advent Calendar

Day Twelve of the Brecon Beacons Advent Calendar is a poem. Will it be another white Christmas? Well, we’d like it to be one, as the peaks of the Brecon Beacons are a very scenic sight, when the mountains are beautifully … Continue reading

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Poem: My Heart Will Remain in Brecon

My Heart Will Remain in Brecon by Alexis Dimyan My heart will remain in Brecon; its friendly air and kindly folk are like certainties that beckon, balms to nomads in need of hope. Life flows calm in this gentle town; … Continue reading

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