River Usk farewell to our Friend Shelagh James

Family and friends of our Friend Sheagh James help with the scattering of her ashes at a special spot on the river Usk in Wales. John James shared these impressions and photos of the occasion.

John James (centre) with a local friend and a former fellow student of John and Shelagh. “The three old geezers”, as Shelagh’s daughter put it.

Shelagh’s ashes were scattered at the river Usk. The picture shows teh spot, with her daughter and grandchildren.

One thing the party did not anticipate was the welcome arrival of Travellers with their horses. “As we were picnicking: they suddenly appeared – very often in little chariots! A memory of the day: a horse needed watering – just where we had been scattering,” said John,

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