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Bob Collins

BOB COLLINS was born in 1936 in Dolgellau, the county town of the old county of Meirionydd, now a part of Gwynedd, in North Wales. He was reared near Tyn-y-Groes Hotel close to the village of Ganllwyd, about four and a half miles to the north of Dolgellau on the Blaenau Ffestiniog road (A470). His playground during his childhood was the countryside around him-the woods, the open fields, the River Mawddach. Much of his early childhood coincided with World War II, during which, as Wonderboy, he...See more