A few weeks ago, Sunny and I did a bit of a road trip out west to Pembrokeshire to see the puffins on Skomer Island and decided to make a little pit-stop in Tenby. I totally forgot how pretty Tenby is! From the painted Georgian Townhouses, massive harbour and beautiful sandy beach – it’s kind of criminal that I don’t head down there more often!
The Red Kite is Wales’ favourite bird. Every Easter when we travel up to Talley keeping an eye out for their forked tails and rusty plumage circling over the fields is something we always do. Apparently they used to steal clothes from washing lines to make their nests, referenced by Shakespeare in King Lear; “When the Kite […]
At the end of a narrow country road that could easily compete with Alton Towers for twists, turns and sudden dips, is a quiet village that I visit once a year when the hedges are full of Daffs and the fields are full of lambs. In my last post I mentioned that it’s traditional in […]
Driving along winding roads past far-off fields full of sheep, overtaking tractors and travelling through quiet Welsh villages full of pastel-coloured terraced houses, car conversation always seems to steer in the same direction and to the same question. “Could you live in the middle of nowhere? Isolated, like this?” Before London I’d have scoffed and said […]