“The First Mirror as a place of the sun at night” as Nigel Pennick says in his book Celtic Sacred Landscapes. You cant help looking into the deep waters and thinking about all the faces who had peered in for maybe thousands of years! From the depths of the earth the water bubbles to the surface and its not surprising … Read More
33,000 years old, Happy Birthday Pavilland man!
Wow , on my Welsh escape yesterday I must have fallen into a time warp . And am now adding to my bucket list the Pavilland caves . 33000 years old and a story of climatic and geographical changes that blow your mind . Who was this man and why were people visiting this Sacred place even to Roman times … Read More
All Blooming Marvellous in South Wales
Whatever your doing whether planting or visiting the gardens of Wales you have to slow down ! The seasons changing and Autumn has arrived the late summer sun still calls us to get outside and dig or admire the seasons best and Wales has great venues to visit , The Dahlias at Dyffryn are stunning and some are as big … Read More
The nights are drawing out !Beware The Bwgan or Cap Coch
The Nights are drawing out and perhaps there is no better time to explore the darker side of our welsh heritage , Some not for the faint hearted or the sensitive. All over Wales there are accounts of strange apparitions from omens of death with phantom funerals to Bwgans who reak chaos on lonely roads . There are also very … Read More
Superhenge, Stonehenge and WalesHenge, I cant Wait to hear more !
I am so exited by the news of underground ruins at Stonehenge , Of late I have spent a lot of time at the welsh venues of St Lythams , Tinkinswood and Arthurs stone . for the best atmosphere try dusk or dawn but watch out for ghosts , these sites give you a really intimate experience of a long … Read More
Great little Secrets in Wales
I Travel around Wales all the time and it’s not a surprise , but it’s always amazing that you can walk through a door or a gate to some experiences that are off the beaten track and the radar of the most tourists, but well worth the adventure and in some ways no visit to Wales is complete without a … Read More
Ten must do things in Cardiff
1. Lunch of Cawl in Madame Fromage and shop in the old Arcades . 2. Cardiff Castle and learn about one of my favourite eccentrics. 3. Boat trip on Roath Park Lake with plenty of bread for the ducks. 4 .Boat Trip on the Bay and walk to Victorian Penarth ,and the Pier. 5. St Fagans leave plenty of time and … Read More
Penarth, hooray for the Victorians
A million miles away from the hustle and bustle , walk on the beach with an old friend and imagine where all the ships are going . visit Penarth pier
Lose yourself in some Welsh Favourites
Which destinations do you choose in Wales , they all have their own story, from old favourites to new haunts your guaranteed a great visit ! Here are some of my favourites from the past year!