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WELSH WEDNESDAYS INTERVIEW with Author Julie McGowan

Another great Welsh author – it’s an inspiring landscape!

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Welcome to another WELSH WEDNESDAYS interview. Today’s guest is Julie McGowan. 

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First, please tell us about your connection to Wales.

I was born and raised in the small mining town of Blaenavon in Monmouthshire, but moved to England when I was 11. My family and I (husband, four children, and my parents) were delighted to return to Wales 23 years ago, settling in Usk, where we still live. Having lived in various places in England, this was definitely the best move we ever made and I wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. In the intervening years the connection to my homeland never left me, as family holidays were always spent ‘going home’ and the vast array of aunties, uncles and cousins still in Blaenavon meant there was always a link to Wales.

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