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Was delivering in Penalta today in South Wales...the remains of the Colliery are now listed..i stopped and walked around the site of the old pit..i swear i felt the ghosts of miners walking to and from work..to the drudgery ..walking from surrounding towns and villages..places of stunning beauty..it must have been like walking from paradise to hell...back breaking work for a pittance.......but what that hard black stuff did was build a whole nation...i felt very sad today...i didnt sense alot of happiness,but after talking to some old locals the pride was still there...as i drove back towards Cardiff i felt privelidged to have spent a few hours in a place of such fortitude and history.