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Bat Walk

A couple of weeks ago we went for a late walk and saw bats.  Back when we lived in London we used to see them whizzing around at dusk down by the river – they’re really easy to confuse with a small bird and the first time that Sunny saw one he thought it was a […]

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Fforest Fawr

If you’re not a Welsh speaker then allow me to translate.  Fforest Fawr means “Big Forest”.  Well, whoever was given the honour of naming the vast woodland that sprawls and stretches out beyond Castell Coch (much like me in bed on a Sunday morning) got it spot on.  If anything it’s fawr iawn (very big).  You could get […]

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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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Lighter

Now that the evenings are getting lighter (yay!) going home doesn’t mean shutting the door for the night.  Being able to shove on the wellies and go exploring as the sun is setting and the birds are chattering away is one of my favourite things about summer (and about living far away from London…) 🙂

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Cardiff “BAE”

I officially feel well old when I get to say that I remember what Cardiff Bay used to look like before the barrage (Does anyone remember the giant sausage/squished loo roll which displayed all the Bay regeneration plans? No…? Just me? *sigh*). Nowadays – minus the mud flats, and with a lil’ help from a […]