This post is not so much about what to see and do in Wales, but what has been shared about Wales in the past 50 years. Continue reading A Wet Week in Wales
Drinking before lunchtime is not without risk; needing a loo whilst out on the trail, not finding the trail, or … Continue reading Tastes of the Chess Valley
We stop to tickle the horses’ noses and listen to the birdsong along the valley before cutting up to walk back through the chocolate box hamlet of Latimer and the extraordinary Boer War memorials on the green that hints of battles fought and lost in a far-off land and a horse’s heart buried in Latimer. Continue reading The Charming Chess Valley
This Chilterns village has one of the most remarkable stories I have ever heard. And the most sensational 16th century murals in the country. Extremely rare and of national importance, these Pre-Reformation Catholic paintings, were hidden behind a sheet of course hand-woven linen until they were discovered by Arthur Lindley in 1953. Continue reading No. 132 Piccotts End. A cautionary tale of why it’s not a good idea to smoke in bed.
Forget M&S orchids, manicured to within an inch of their pampered lives and head instead to the nearest Chilterns summer … Continue reading Simple Orchids. Simply Beautiful
The more I explore of my local area, the more I understand what it means to live and work here. Like … Continue reading A brilliant cultural tapestry
Whilst out on our walk this morning, two vivid speckled birds with yellow faces and breasts, burst out of the … Continue reading A little bit of bread and no cheeeese!