Any other year it would seem absolutely ridiculous that there’s fully functional vineyard just outside of Cardiff, but apparently the usually mild and drizzly weather we (usually!) get around here is perfect for making the French and German hybrid wine (labelled “Cariad”) that Llanerch produces.
It’s almost hard to believe it’s April; it seems like just yesterday that everyone was moaning about how January was dragging into its third millennium – and yet, here we are! Although, the weather still doesn’t seem to have gotten the message and most days it feels a lot more like February. Over Easter, I […]
Last weekend started off a little earlier than usual because Sunny’s little sister came to stay with us. On Friday I took her into Cardiff for some Christmas Shopping, which started off with breakfast at my favourite cosy nook, Barker Tea House. Tina had a massive bowl dog dish of porridge, and I went for their […]
When I lived in London, I lived in a flat overlooking the Thames near Dartford Bridge (believe me, not as glamorous as it sounds – although it did mean that when I sang along to London Calling by the Clash I could actually mean the words “I live by the river!” Which I thought was […]
After last year’s visit to Isle of Fire I had high expectations for this year’s event (it’s definitely become one of those must-see things on my Around Cardiff Calendar), and honestly? I was a little unsure when we did our usual walk over the cliffs from Jackson Bay and found the promenade completely empty – […]