Wednesday 11 April 2018

The Mystery Tortoise Photo

Our recent loss in the family finds us now knee deep into the dreaded “sorting out affairs” process and amongst all the paperwork I chance discovered this photo which appeals to me as both a history buff and tortoise owner! I don't know who exactly these people are or when exactly the photo was taken but I do know precisely where it was taken, Boduan in North Wales (a mile or so from the AA Sentry Box that I mentioned last year) outside the former Post Office that once resided there in fact (which we have loose family connection with). So taken was I with this photo that I visited the site to try and locate the exact spot this Herman Tortoise once attracted half the population of the village! What was the story I wonder? I guess we will never know...

Then and now The former Post Office, Boduan
situated on the A497 between Boduan and Nefyn
(Grid Reference SH3116138626)
© Arfon Jones 2018. All images are copyrighted throughout the world.


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