It was a bleak, damp day in Powys in February , the ceremony small and simple - with only him and his partner, Peredur Tomos, as witnesses. The female registrar was checking her lines and making inappropriate remarks; no doubt she was nervous conducting her first same-sex service, it only having been legal a few months. George, then 89, and Reg, a decade younger, were initially reluctant to go through with the ceremony - damaged by the prevalent homophobia they had experienced as young adults in the s and 50s. But, after the event, everyone was elated. And when Mike went to buy champagne from the local store, the young cashier - looking like she might cry - said: "Those two old men who come in on market day?
Ty Rosa B&B, Cardiff, Wales
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Wild wonderful Wales is only miles long and at its narrowest points, 60 miles wide. And of course dog owners so, dog friendly hotels in Wales are plentiful. But our Gurus have come up with a list of the best dog friendly hotels in Wales, to make sure you and your canine companion get the most from your visit. In summer the restaurant moves into the garden and in winter into the cosy wine cellar. The Penhelig Arms on the Dyfi Estuary has a fabulous spot, right on the seafront, with views of the sea and the mountains. Here hearty dinners are announced to guests by a member of staff banging a gong, one of the walls in the bar is made of polished halved tree trunks and there is home-made lemonade in summer and mulled wine in winter. This is a Michelin starred foodie paradise, where dogs and kids are allowed in the bedrooms, but not in the public areas.
Life in rural Wales as a gay couple: Then and now
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