Gardenwatch: A New Gadget!

Gardenwatch: A New Gadget!

Life
One evening earlier this month, we caught a fleeting glimpse of a hedgehog visiting the garden. Suddenly, I knew what I wanted for my birthday – A wildlife camera! It ... Read more
Supporting Small Businesses: Cat Cafe, Liverpool

Supporting Small Businesses: Cat Cafe, Liverpool

Life, Travel
After a couple of hours wandering around the shops in Liverpool city centre, where better a place to rest your feet, destress and relax than Liverpool’s very own Cat Cafe. ... Read more
Book Festivals and Events

Book Festivals and Events

Books & Films
If you love reading books but have yet to visit a book festival or even a bookshop event, you are missing out! With Hay Festival running from 26th May to ... Read more
Supporting Small Businesses: Caffi Clywedog

Supporting Small Businesses: Caffi Clywedog

Food, Life, Travel
My niece, on a sleepover at my place, wants to know what we’re doing tomorrow… In other words, she’s giving me a subtle hint that she would like to go ... Read more
Smethcott Church

Smethcott Church

Life, Travel
In the foothills of the Long Mynd, between the Shropshire towns of Church Stretton and Shrewsbury, lies the hamlet of Smethcott and its church, St Michael and All Angels. At ... Read more
Supporting Small Businesses: Inkybajinky

Supporting Small Businesses: Inkybajinky

Stationery
Welcome to the nineteenth edition of my Supporting Small Businesses series. This time I would like to introduce you to Inkybajinky, a stationery and planner supplies shop on Etsy. Inkybajinky is ... Read more
Liverpool Cathedral

Liverpool Cathedral

Life, Travel
Liverpool Cathedral sits atop St James’ Mount, overlooking Liverpool’s city centre and docks. This Anglican Cathedral is one of two cathedrals in the city – the other, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, ... Read more
Snowdrops at Shipton Church

Snowdrops at Shipton Church

Life, Travel
It’s that time of year again to get out and find snowdrops. I had visited the Church of St James at Shipton in Shropshire before, so I knew the snowdrops ... Read more
Supporting Small Businesses: Strawberry Sticker Co

Supporting Small Businesses: Strawberry Sticker Co

Stationery
Welcome to the eighteenth edition of my Supporting Small Businesses series. This year, I have decided to brighten up my journal by using a few stickers to decorate the pages ... Read more
The Church at Llanyblodwel

The Church at Llanyblodwel

Life, Travel
The church of St Michael the Archangel is situated in Llanyblodwel, a scenic rural village seven miles from Oswestry in north-western Shropshire, just a short distance from the Welsh border. ... Read more
Supporting Small Businesses: William Hannah Limited

Supporting Small Businesses: William Hannah Limited

Stationery
Welcome to the seventeenth edition of my Supporting Small Businesses series. Today I would like to introduce you to a company whose products I have had my eye on for ... Read more
2021 – A Review

2021 – A Review

Etc, Life
2021 very much felt like a continuation of 2020. The year ended in yet another lockdown here in Wales and so 2021 began in lockdown. Life felt a little more ... Read more
Gary Barlow – All The Hits Live 2021

Gary Barlow – All The Hits Live 2021

Etc, Life
What an evening! We’d been waiting more than a year for this concert and I wasn’t going to miss it for the world! Armed with our tickets, Covid passes and ... Read more
Remembering: Charles Trow

Remembering: Charles Trow

Etc
Born in the summer of 1896, Grandad Charlie was one of 11 children born to John & Ann, with a further three younger half-siblings. He lived his entire life on ... Read more
Supporting Small Businesses: Pure Innocent London

Supporting Small Businesses: Pure Innocent London

Etc
Welcome to the sixteenth edition of my Supporting Small Businesses series. Today I would like to introduce you to Pure Innocent London – a shop I found on Etsy while ... Read more