Before coming to the U.K. I had opportunity to help foreign-language students with the intricacies of the English language, and as it happened, I had to prepare my own lesson plans. I found an out of print travel guide for the British Isles and used some of their beautiful short descriptions as basis for each lesson. One of my favourite lessons had to do with the wild ponies who live in the Preseli Hills in West Wales, or as many locals believe, the Preseli Mountains in the western part of the UK, forming part of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. So, Pembrokeshire sounded familiar and drew me to Judith and of course, her writing.
Judith Barrow, originally from Saddleworth, a group of villages on the edge of the Pennines has lived in Pembrokeshire, Wales, for forty years.
She has an MA in Creative Writing with the University of Wales Trinity…
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