The blue lake lies on the site of an abandoned slate quarry in the Gwynedd area of Snowdonia National Park in North Wales...'
'I'm pretty much anxious about most stuff, but few things cause me more stress than doing something brand new...' I've spent the past few months drastically increasing my exercise as a result of having turned into a lazy pie since moving to North Wales. When I lived in Scotland, I ran with my neighbours most… Continue reading Exercise Class Anxiety
'As the 2018 Coast Award winners rolled in, it was revealed that Wales now has more Blue Flag beaches per mile than anywhere else in the UK, with a total of 47 nationwide...' . Given Wales has far less coastline that its neighbours in Scotland (around 6,160 miles excluding islands) and England (8,982 excluding islands),… Continue reading Gwynedd: 8 Blue Flag Beaches to Check out this Summer
We all know the story: rural girl ends up in city and then moves back to country later in life, realising just what she's been missing all those years. Falls in love with old high school boyfriend and calls off wedding to smart city boy, much to the complete disbelief of his pushy poltician Mother. Oh… Continue reading A Dyffryn Perspective…
Les and I moved to our cottage in Dyffryn in early January 2016 and we've spent a LOT of time working on the house and gardens over the past few months.I, personally, have spent much of my time by the driveway gate as I struggled to reverse my car in every night after work without… Continue reading The Case of the Dead Bolt
Thanks to Suzanne for asking me to write a post on my recent walk for A Scot in North Wales. This is mainly because she doesn't really like hillwalking and couldn't write about it herself, but Cadair Idris is really too spectacular not to merit its own post. I was really lucky to have chosen a… Continue reading Tales from Cadair Idris