Posts by: Nikki

A thirty-something year old blogger from the hills of Mid Wales.
Snow Days

Snow Days

Life
It started snowing on Friday and stopped sometime early yesterday morning (Monday), so it’s pretty much a winter wonderland around here. Well, that is until you need to go anywhere, ... Read more
It’s Christmas!

It’s Christmas!

Deals, Etc
Christmas has rolled around once again and it’s time to get the decorations up! To kick off this merry season, JD Williams has kindly sent me some Christmas goodies which ... Read more
Salisbury Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral

Travel
Nestled in a quiet, leafy corner of the small medieval city lies Salisbury Cathedral. The cathedral is just shy of 800 years old and is home to the Magna Carta, ... Read more
Hey Google, What’s This?

Hey Google, What’s This?

Deals, Etc, Technology
The Google Home Mini is a voice-activated smart speaker which is powered by Google Assistant. It’s great! You can ask it questions, play music and control smart home features (if ... Read more
The World’s Most Famous Prehistoric Monument: Stonehenge

The World’s Most Famous Prehistoric Monument: Stonehenge

Travel
A trip to Salisbury is not complete without venturing out to the world-famous Stonehenge. Situated on the Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, Stonehenge was built around 5,000 years ago and is ... Read more
Terry Pratchett: HisWorld Exhibition

Terry Pratchett: HisWorld Exhibition

Books & Films, Travel
When I heard about the Terry Pratchett exhibition being held at Salisbury Museum, being an avid Discworld fan I knew I had to go to see it. A trip down ... Read more
Tommy V Cancer – Book Review

Tommy V Cancer – Book Review

Books & Films
When author Tommy Donbavand was diagnosed with inoperable, stage 4 throat cancer, he set-up a blog in the hope of helping himself make sense of it all and that it ... Read more
Family History: Drunk & Riotous

Family History: Drunk & Riotous

Etc
For anyone researching their family history, newspaper archives can be an absolute goldmine. Some ancestors might not appear in the newspapers at all, some might appear in the births, marriages ... Read more
Summer Lovin’

Summer Lovin’

Etc, Life
Firstly, apologies for being missing in action over the past month. It’s not that I’ve been that busy, it’s just that I’ve somehow not felt the inclination to blog (or ... Read more
Speed, Spills & Thrills!

Speed, Spills & Thrills!

Etc, Life, Travel
This past weekend I was lucky enough to visit the 2017 Adrian Flux British FIM Speedway Grand Prix in Cardiff courtesy of Wales Blog Network and SGP. “What is Speedway?”, ... Read more
3 Gigs and an Actor

3 Gigs and an Actor

Life
Is it me or did June fly by? I must admit I had a great month. I really enjoyed myself and they do say time flies when you’re having fun! ... Read more
No Cunning Plan – An Evening with Tony Robinson

No Cunning Plan – An Evening with Tony Robinson

Books & Films
Last Thursday, I spent the evening in the presence of none other than Baldrick! Oh okay, I attended An Evening with Tony Robinson organised by the wonderful Booka Bookshop in Oswestry ... Read more
Win a Pair of British FIM Speedway Grand Prix Tickets!

Win a Pair of British FIM Speedway Grand Prix Tickets!

Etc
The 2017 Adrian Flux British FIM Speedway Grand Prix returns to Cardiff on Saturday, 22nd July for its 17th year and this is your chance to win a pair of ... Read more
Room 203 – Cardiff Marriott Hotel

Room 203 – Cardiff Marriott Hotel

Travel
Another concert, another hotel. This time I was seeing Robbie Williams at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on what turned out to be the hottest June day in more than ... Read more
The Oak Leaf and The Acorn

The Oak Leaf and The Acorn

Etc
I’ve never been one for wearing much jewellery, but I do like the odd piece every now and then. There’s one website where I’ve been practically drooling over the products ... Read more