Category: Wales

The Secret Life of Chepstow

Good morning ... I have been busy looking at setting up a website but unfortunately I am a technophobe! However, at the moment I'm torn between upgrading this blog or starting afresh with Wix. I have found that easy to use so far so we'll see but would be interesting in hearing people's experiences.¬† For … Continue reading The Secret Life of Chepstow


The mysterious deserted medieval village of Lancaut, near Chepstow

    Approximately a mile north of Chepstow, on English side of the River Wye and right on the the border of Monmouthshire and Gloucestershire, sit the ruins of an old church, as seen above. It is all that remains of a medieval village, plus a still-working farm further up the hill behind the church; … Continue reading The mysterious deserted medieval village of Lancaut, near Chepstow

Digression and Historical Obsession

Hmmm ... I seemed to have developed a terrible habit since my writing career has become professional. There is, of course, procrastination; many writers seem to suffer this and makes me feel less lonely and not the malingerer I imagined myself to be. Telling myself to be grateful for getting a publishing contract only for … Continue reading Digression and Historical Obsession