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This scene suggests that before the advent of modern tourism there was little to disturb the peace, and a dog could safely wander the streets without fear of traffic. Two people have time to chat, and perhaps the barber's shop on the left has some customers to attend to. For real excitement, the show jumping at the show advertised in the shop window on the right beckoned.

Memories of Aberaeron, Main Street c1955

My wife Elizabeth and I had decided we needed to get to know the west Wales coast as our son David's fiancee Amanda was studying at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. After a number of visits to Aberystwyth itself we were ready to explore further afield so we booked a week's stay in a holiday cpttage in nearby Aberaeron. The cottage was delightful and overlooked a stream running beside a road ...see more

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