Aled Treharne on December 12th, 2005

Interrupting our nicely scheduled tale of searching is an actual search. The pagers have just gone off, we’re on standby for a search tonight. No more information than that, which is often the case for this type of situation. First callout in quite a while too. More updates as it happens…

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Aled Treharne on December 6th, 2005

Someone sent me this today. Apaprently, someone has translated the longest place name in Wales into Hungarian, via English. In Welsh, it’s Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch. In English, it’s Saint Mary’s Church in the hollow of the white hazel near a rapid whirlpool and the Church of Saint Tysilio of the red cave. In Hungarian, it’s SzentMáriatemplomaafehérmogyoróvölgyébenegygyorsörvényésapirosbarlangiSzentTysiliotemplomamellett Nice.

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Aled Treharne on December 5th, 2005

Sunday was fun, with a large demonstration by various rescue organisations including the Police specialist search teams, Mountain Rescue and the RAF search and rescue helicopter. A report was rescued from a gorge fall – you can see his story here. Although there was one minor hitch – I bashed my knee on the rocks […]

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Aled Treharne on December 5th, 2005

Tom is a civilian instructor for the Air Training Corps. He’s on his way home, late on a Thursday night. It’s snowing and he’s driving carefully in the darkness. One of his cadets, David, is a teenager living on his own and struggling to make ends meet. Knowing this, he texts the young lad to make […]

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