Yr Ysgwrn, near Trawsfynydd was the family home of Ellis Humphrey Evans, a Welsh poet who had the bardic name, Hedd Wyn. He died on the first day of the third battle of Ypres (Passchendaele), 31st July 1917. Hedd Wyn had won numerous prizes and chairs for his Welsh poetry at Eisteddfodau and had […]
Some delicious white wine from Vinsobres and some beautiful black olives from Nyons (the olive oil capital of France). I sampled these with some clients on a recent tour through France which included a lovely stay in Nyons, Provence, at the wonderful Colombet Hotel.