“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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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!