As a child I always envied the fat plain kid who blindly believed their parents' affirmations that he/she was a beautiful child..
I think that these sort of little people often grow up to be confident, well rounded but still plain individuals, who know what it is to love and to be loved.
I was reminded of those school kids the moment I noticed that our new village signs have been erected. and although they are not perhaps the ones that I would have picked, I must admit that I love the very "chutzpah" of what they have to say
Trelawnyd is situated within some lovely countryside, but the village itself, could never really be described as a "chocolate box " style village. True we have a picturesque Church and some lovely flower beds but the village remains what it has always been, and that is a small predominantly working class village which is not populated by what I would term as the plastic "Homes and Gardens- designer country dweller brigade"
Our new signs, celebrate the affection which is felt for the village.
For Trelawnyd is that plain fat kid with chubby cheeks and a bad haircut from my childhood
....warts and all
and do you know what?
it IS beautiful