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By Lisa Blower. The annual family holiday to the Welsh coast conjures memories of a car full of children, parents, grandparents, picnics and arguments. Read by Rebekah Staton.

The annual family holiday to the Welsh coast conjures childhood memories of a car packed full of children, parents, grandparents, picnics and arguments. In trips taken years later tensions old and new remain ever present.

Written by Lisa Blower
Read by Rebekah Staton
Abridged by Julian Wilkinson
Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

30 minutes

Barmouth by Lisa Blower

The annual family holiday to the Welsh coast conjures childhood memories of a car packed full of children, parents, grandparents, picnics and arguments. In trips taken years later tensions old and new remain ever present.

More on Lisa Blower

More on Lisa Blower
Lisa Blower worked for over a decade in commercial radio in marketing and events before returning full time to academia and becoming a writer in 2006. Her story ‘Broken Crockery’ won The Guardian's National Short Story Competition in 2009. Her first novel is titled Sitting Ducks.

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Author Lisa Blower
Abridger Julian Wilkinson
Reader Rebekah Staton
Producer Elizabeth Allard

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