Awesome Wells in Wales

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“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

All Blooming Marvellous in South Wales

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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 world loves sacred Wales

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Its a strange thing what we take for granted , I was on a course yesterday to become an Ambassador for the Vale of Glamorgan ,It was great to hear about Saints and sacred places where you can tie a ribbon around a tree to say thanks for getting well or having a great life after adversity  , Now I … Read More

Great little Secrets in Wales

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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

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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