Autumn – a Thrilling Change

A thrilling change is coming over my garden. It’s called Autumn. The first orange leaf has fluttered from tree – emphasised by the brooding staying power of a neighbouring cedar. Green is still the dominant colour, but individual leaf-blazes shout from the middle of branches.

Hay Castle.

Book-Browsing in Hay-on-Wye

My husband and I don’t seem to be able to visit Wales without dedicating a day to Hay-on-Wye and all its beautiful bookshops! This time, myself and ‘bump’ prepared ourselves for much walking and browsing, with the blessed relief of comfy reading chairs along the way . . .

May Day and The Hokey-Cokey

    I’ve discovered a great antidote to this miserable weather. It’s singing a ludicrous song at the top of your voice. …

War of the Celtic Worlds

A friendly tussle between the nations . . .                 Last weekend was tricky.  It …