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May Meadow

I’m definitely an Autumn/Winter girl.  I love the cold; snow, thick jumpers and Autumn leaves.  But if I had to pick another favourite time of year, it would now.  There’s just something about May, you know?  Those first summer days when the blossom’s out and we get a tease of what’s to come weather-wise (…or not, […]

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Cardiff

Over the Fence

The weather in Cardiff can’t seem to make up its mind right now.  Some days the sun rocks up and I get to whip out the sunnies and peep toes (no legs yet though…), and then other days it’s grey and miserable. When the sun does appear though, I grab the camera and head outside […]

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Cardiff

Forest Farm

Here’s another place I had no idea existed until recently when I stumbled across Geraint Parry’s Instagram account (which is full of the most gorgeous pictures of Owls and Kingfishers).  Forest Farm is wedged somewhere between the busy Coryton Interchange, Whichurch and ASDA and seems to be Cardiff’s best kept secret when it comes to spotting wildlife.  The entrance […]

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For those about to rock…

This is a story about a French pirate, a cave and a very pissed off Welshman. Five hundred or so years ago, the South Wales coastline was terrorised by a Breton pirate called Colyn Dolphin.  He sailed his ship called the Sea Swallow from Lundy Island off the Devon coast, was feared by sailors and soldiers alike, […]

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Cardiff

Cefn Onn Park

Walking up past the pond to the big field (…not as big as I remember…) at the top of Cefn Onn Park is something every North Cardiff kid does at some point.  Despite being penned in by the train line and the M4, the only sounds you’ll hear are bird chatter and kids voices echoing from somewhere […]