Tacla Taid

If you are ever in south-west Anglesey, I strongly recommend a visit to Tacla Taid, the Anglesey Transport and Agriculture Museum and café, outside Newborough. It consists mainly of a big shed filled with the cars of one’s youth: Ford Consuls and Zephyrs, a grey Morris 1100 identical to the one my mother had in the late 1960s, a Vanden Plus and Rover, a Hillman Minx and Austin A30 (or maybe it was an A35); they are labelled in a very personal way telling one where they were acquired and their life history; they are all in excellent condition and it sounds as if many are taken out for a periodic spin. There is something deeply evocative, as well as personal, about the way it is displayed. A model of what a museum can be.


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