b'11Building one of the first conservatories with Barrievaried and at times very challenging, but there wasshowroom and manufacturing site and many of the never a dull moment.This last comment is morePwllheli workers relocated to Anglesey.Even when down to the fact that Dyfed was known as the joker inwe became one site, it still felt the same business the company and he was always up to light-heartedand that community spirit still continues today.In mischiefwithhisteammateswhichsometimesthose days your job was for life and its been a good spilled over to the customer but fortunately for himone as Ive grown up with the company and seen the itwasalwaystakeninthespirititwasintended!businessgrowandprogress.Withnewproducts Oh we had some fun in those days and I was oftenlike the Winter Gardens and all the developments in playing a prank on someone and while there are tootechnologythereareexcitingtimesaheadforKen many to list, my favourite was to fill an old adhesiveand the Peninsula team.tube with water and swap it while the beading for theOnDyfedsretirementKensaid;Itsbeenan frames was being installed.I got many a work mateabsolutepleasureandhonourworkingwithDyfed. with that one when they couldnt understand why theHe taught me so much when I first startednot only beading wasnt sticking! the basics and fundamentals of the job but also that Despite the two offices locations, there was a realitsimportanttoenjoyyourwork.Dyfedhadthe teamspirithelpedbytheregularsocialelementsrare skill of being able to combine the light-hearted BarrieorganisedincludingGaerwenvPwllhelimoments with hard work and he will be sorely missed Cricket Matches, Quad Biking and Christmas Partiesby all the staff and many of our customers.I wish him for all staff and their partners.So when the businessa long, happy and healthy retirement as he certainly outgrewthePwllhelipremises,thedecisionwasdeserves it, but its not good-bye as he knows hes made in 1997 for Gaerwen to become the head office,welcome to call in any time for a coffee.Pre-scaffolding days! A state of the art job in its day!'