Sunday, 23 September 2007

Taking a trip up to Abergavenny

If you are a teen from the 60s like me you may remember this song by Marty Wilde. Abergavenny is an ancient market town just 16 miles from where I live.

We visited there last Saturday for its annual food festival. Not very exciting but a nice drive out and lovely weather.
Photo courtesy of Stuart

Not too sure of the Welsh leeks

but the French onions look quite nice!


Terri B. said...

I found your site as I was looking up a song I remembered from childhood. I was probably about 6 years old and heard the song on a TV show called Captain Kangaroo. After all these years (I'm 46) I can still "hear" the first line in my head. I had no idea if I was remembering correctly and remembered the place name as (sounding like) Abrakabenny. Of course an internet search for that word brought up nothing. So I tried searching for the first line up to the place name and found it to be Abergavenny. I was pleased to find your link to the town itself. A lifelong mystery is solved! Cheers!

vjmoccio said...

Same here. Looking to see what the name of the place really was after remembering the song on Captain Kangaroo. Looks like Terri B and I had a similar childhood!!!