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Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 13/06/2019 16:11:09   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
I am looking to add a third Sunday Frongoch but will be next week as I am in Wales tomorrow.
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 06/06/2019 20:19:07   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Could do but there is a common sense lesson here.
You only get out of anything that which you are prepared to put into it. I can now do a head height spin kick at 74.

Its took me 2 yea
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 06/06/2019 10:29:03   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
I have yet to schedule the karate demonstration
:lol:
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 05/06/2019 18:44:23   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Extra Trips

Thurs Henfwlch 1500 hrs Leader Dave Tyson
Monday Rhiwrugos/Erwtomau 1.30 leader - me
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 05/06/2019 18:09:36   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Extra Trips

I am well aware of the waiting list that is growing as I write this at 5th June. I am looking to lay on more trips to accommodate. Extra Thurs Henfwlch is in progress.
Topic: Exploring Coal Mines - Gas?
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 05/06/2019 17:37:36   Subject: Exploring Coal Mines - Gas?
Not exactly, its the consultants.

£5M funding, £250K to the contractors, the rest on the money-go-round.

It appalling.
Topic: Exploring Coal Mines - Gas?
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 05/06/2019 13:01:49   Subject: Exploring Coal Mines - Gas?
I get the impression that for some reason Cornwall is the place for all of this, we dont get it in Wales.
Maybe its 'mine hostility' with so many houses falling down them!
:lol:
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 05/06/2019 08:37:17   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Just a quick heads up.

Very latest news in real time is at http://cambrianmines.co.uk/NAMHO_2019/index.html

You can get from here into the bookings website and back and forth.
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 04/06/2019 20:14:41   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Latest

More updates on trip details, Camdwrbach, Ystrad Einion.

Meal bookings deadline has been set at midnight on 22 June.
Anyone who has booked a meal but not paid for it
Topic: Exploring Coal Mines - Gas?
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/06/2019 19:54:06   Subject: Exploring Coal Mines - Gas?
I find the:"At around 10.5% matches will react and then go out immediately. " interesting in that I can " do" at that level but turn back.

I always wondered what the level was, it became th
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 04/06/2019 13:41:03   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
The optional alternative Saturday night barbecue on campsite has been cancelled due to insufficient numbers.

I would advise anyone who wants to eat at the event on Saturday to book for the
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 04/06/2019 12:24:08   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Bwlch Glas

Full trip details and photos

http://cambrianmines.co.uk/NAMHO_2019/bwlch_glas.html
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 03/06/2019 10:08:48   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Pontrydygroes Lefel Fawr.

A nice page (I hope) of pictures taken on Saturday showing what is there and what is involved. On the website at:

http://cambrianmines.co.uk/NAMHO_2019/
Topic: Dinas Silica Mine Video NOT Underwater
royfellows

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 02/06/2019 22:16:28   Subject: Dinas Silica Mine Video NOT Underwater
Some totally brilliant photographs, I think some of your best yet.
Topic: Golwern Quarry
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/05/2019 14:48:07   Subject: Golwern Quarry
I do feel sympathy for the landowner now.

Blocking places off is a sore point with me as I spend so much of my time, and money, opening places up.
Topic: Golwern Quarry
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/05/2019 12:28:07   Subject: Golwern Quarry
I wasn't aware of the facts here. I thought some kind of Health and Safety concerns.

Its a pity though that a local group could not have been assembled to act as caretakers, seems a far eas
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 26/05/2019 19:47:18   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Yes, but people have been confused and asked about it. I need to maker it clear whats on offer.
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 26/05/2019 11:26:19   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Talybont- Alltycrib

Permission has been obtained to open the forestry barrier for safe off road parking. Please park in designated areas an do not obstruct the track. There is a picnic tabl
Topic: Golwern Quarry
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/05/2019 12:38:40   Subject: Golwern Quarry
Looks like a bat crime.
Someone do the honours?
Topic: Golwern Quarry
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/05/2019 10:40:57   Subject: Golwern Quarry
Question is, why is the adit being blocked off. There was nothing there dangerous, except possibly the deep pool, and they are everywhere.
Topic: Golwern Quarry
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/05/2019 08:25:14   Subject: Golwern Quarry
I was there some years ago and it was like a local resort. Nice picnic spot as well as the swimming. If they block the adit I fancy someone will have a go at climbing down the sides, and eventually ma
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 22/05/2019 09:41:37   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Just a heads up as we are approaching June and bookings will be closing in a few weeks.

To be clear, the event title is misleading in that it is actually a "conference and field meet"
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 16/05/2019 22:10:17   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
I will see what I can do, I believe Peter is working on now.
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 16/05/2019 19:38:35   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Update

Trips have finally been sorted and my, fortunately few, cock ups straightened out.

Also, the lecture program is finalised bar 2 remaining slots.

Save you having
Topic: Sad news
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 14/05/2019 21:19:22   Subject: Sad news
Its very sad and my heart goes out to my old friend of many years Ian. He lost his wife a few years ago and now his daughter.
Topic: Midlands accessible mines
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/05/2019 18:25:20   Subject: Midlands accessible mines
I live near Cannock and its either Matlock or Wales.
There were limestone bits over Dudley and one about 2 miles away from here, but the later is mainly for divers, little above water and a hosti
Topic: Wheal Peevor
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 02/05/2019 13:17:50   Subject: Wheal Peevor
I have parked around these sites without trouble for many years. The glass may relate to past rubbish dumping.
If you dont leave valuables in sight, which is what the police keep telling us, your
Topic: Panasonic Lumix FT7 Dive rated compact camera
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 30/04/2019 18:44:26   Subject: Panasonic Lumix FT7 Dive rated compact camera
The Panasonic Lumix FT 7 was announced about a year ago and came onto the market at about £400. Biding my time, now as expected, prices have dropped and I was able to pick up a manufacturer refurb (re
Topic: Parys mountain access
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/04/2019 18:20:22   Subject: Parys mountain access
Main underground workings are locked. PM on the way with a contact.
Topic: NAMHO 2019
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/04/2019 21:49:12   Subject: NAMHO 2019
The NAMHO webiste has been improved with trip details available from a menu. The CMT end improved by trips details made more obvious on the trips page.

More trips are to be added, especiall
Topic: NAMHO 2019
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/04/2019 15:05:13   Subject: NAMHO 2019
This is in general.

The NAMHO bookings website is really just for bookings as the info on there is limited.

To get everything you need our own at www.cambrianmines.co.uk
Topic: NAMHO 2019
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/04/2019 15:03:40   Subject: NAMHO 2019
[quote="ttxela"][quote="royfellows"][quote="ttxela"]Hello Roy

How do I amend my booking to book the trips if I am a f*$kwit that has forgotten his booking number? :lol:

Thanks...
Topic: NAMHO 2019
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/04/2019 14:24:41   Subject: NAMHO 2019
[quote="ttxela"]Hello Roy

How do I amend my booking to book the trips if I am a f*$kwit that has forgotten his booking number? :lol:

Thanks...sorry......[/quote]

Same
Topic: NAMHO 2019
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/04/2019 14:18:57   Subject: NAMHO 2019
[quote="Moorebooks"][quote="royfellows"]From Hafod Hotel ( our caterers)

The Vegetarian option is :

Ratatouille and Goats Cheese Stack with Garlic Bread and Salad. This is bas
Topic: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 15/04/2019 11:16:31   Subject: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
I think a bit of a fess up regarding our own early exploits.

I did a bit in a slate mine in my late teens with hard hat and carbide lamp loaned by a friend.
Much later I started again
Topic: NAMHO 2019
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/04/2019 08:57:21   Subject: NAMHO 2019
From Hafod Hotel ( our caterers)

The Vegetarian option is :

Ratatouille and Goats Cheese Stack with Garlic Bread and Salad. This is basically layered vegetables with Goats che
Topic: NAMHO 2019
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/04/2019 17:38:52   Subject: NAMHO 2019
Alex

BBQ is alternative to the Saturday night dinner, says "Sat". If its a record number of delegates I feel I need to cater for the numbers.

Mike. Is the third option a veggie a
Topic: NAMHO 2019
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/04/2019 13:48:29   Subject: NAMHO 2019
Hi people

I need to get a couple of things sorted.

1/ vegetarian meal option, Saturday evening dinner.
I need to ascertain whether this option is required, and popular prefe
Topic: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 11/04/2019 14:19:26   Subject: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
Use as you wish, its in my personal album.

[link]115780[linkphoto]115780[/linkphoto][/link]
Topic: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 11/04/2019 09:17:46   Subject: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
There was somebody, not that lot, who uploaded footage taken in Cwmystwyth Lefel Fawr. Talking in whispers he describes how he is risking his life to reveal the secrets of the deadly place.

Topic: PDHMS - Bulletins free
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 10/04/2019 10:23:19   Subject: PDHMS - Bulletins free
I can put the ones Alex wants in the car for NAMHO. he an old mate.
;D
Topic: PDHMS - Bulletins free
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 09/04/2019 12:39:56   Subject: PDHMS - Bulletins free
I will take the 2 volume 9s and happy pay for the postage.

If no takers for the others I will have them as well and give them to the museum for their shelves rather than see them skipped.
Topic: NAMHO 2019
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/04/2019 17:00:40   Subject: NAMHO 2019
Not yet Mike, Peter is working on it. We had a talk at the NAMHO council meeting.
He is going to slot David James in first on Sat to free up the rest of his time.
Topic: NAMHO 2019
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/04/2019 15:20:52   Subject: NAMHO 2019
First trip booking list, will be added to or modified according to demand.

Underground Trips
Thursday
U11/ Henfwlch 2.30 Lead by Roy Fellows who will recount history of opening up
Topic: NAMHO 2019
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/04/2019 11:28:10   Subject: NAMHO 2019
Can people who have booked on line and send the money to me please be so kind as to remember to enclose their delegate numbers.
Topic: Crossroads Levels, Cwmystwyth
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 01/04/2019 19:06:11   Subject: Crossroads Levels, Cwmystwyth
You are correct, I have it in front of me, its dated 1981. But dont feel inclined to put it on line due to possible copyright.

It was given me some time ago by Simon H who drew it and who I
Topic: NAMHO 2019
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/03/2019 14:45:58   Subject: NAMHO 2019
I need to sort out trips list, ...but
It will remain flexible in that any trip that attracts little interest will probably be cancelled to make room for an extra trip into a more popular mine.
Topic: NAMHO 2019
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/03/2019 12:49:17   Subject: NAMHO 2019
Just a heads up, Cwmystwyth Crossroads SRT through trip added to the trips list
Topic: Cae Sara, Myddfai
royfellows

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 26/03/2019 09:12:41   Subject: Cae Sara, Myddfai
I have a vague memory of reading somewhere of an adit in very dangerous state, and this was years ago, and having trucks in it. Also an unfriendly landowner.
Topic: Photographs Of Wherry (album)
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 25/03/2019 10:22:07   Subject: Photographs Of Wherry (album)
Am I missing something, cant find it in the database.
Also, I note that "Wheal Speed" has "Wheal" spelt "Wheel" so is out of alphabetical order.

EDIT
Got it from the photo link, n
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