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Long Way Home – Back story part 1: Railway workers, white feathers and women in the Great War.

My aim is to write a series of short essays, to provide some background to the period in which ‘Long Way Home’ is set. Dafydd Thomas was always destined to have a career in railways, since he first appeared in his father’s story. (Book one of which – Turning of the Wheel is on course […]

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Long Way Home – Q & A session

Q; Does the story continue from where we left off in ‘By the Banks of the Rheidol’ A: Yes, but there is a ten year lag from the end of that book. ‘Long Way home’ starts in 1915, with Dafydd returning to Aberystwyth. After ten years, he has worked his way up to being a […]

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The Long Way Home – the sequel to By the Banks of the Rheidol

After a gap of a few years, I have published the sequel to ‘By the Banks of the Rheidol.’ The story is set ten years hence, where Dafydd has managed to secure a transfer to Aberystwyth as a fireman. Convinced he has moved on from his failed romance with Gwen, he soon finds that lingering […]

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The Long Way Home – By the Banks sequel. A sneak preview

It’s been over a year since ‘By the Banks of the Rheidol’ was published and the novel has been going well. Yet the story didn’t end there – how could it? I have been busy planning to release a sequel, which takes the story onwards from 1915. Dafydd has been working as a frieman in […]