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
A lovely week off from the day job; one of these days was spent walking around an autumnal Wentwood Forest in Monmouthshire - well, one of the many walks and loops that you can take - Wentwood Forest Walks Part of a larger, ancient forest that was once the hunting grounds for Chepstow … Continue reading Wentwood Forest
Bathed in glorious sunshine on an unusually warm October day, sits the curtain wall remains of Abergavenny Castle, Monmouthshire. Difficult to believe that this romantic, proud ruin signifies the site of one of the most infamous massacres in the history of the Welsh Marches ... William de Braose, 4th Lord of Bramber probably … Continue reading Abergavenny Castle
No, it's not a selfie on a Monday morning but a good old traditional vegetable of the British countryside, the humble Turnip. Yes, I'm giving it a capital T as I fear it is overlooked, under-estimated and its' importance in Halloween completely ignored. It deserves elevation to a proper noun, in my humble opinion 😉 … Continue reading Turnips. It’s all about the Turnips.