Posts by: Nikki

A thirty-something year old blogger from the hills of Mid Wales.
A Tour of Shrewsbury Library

A Tour of Shrewsbury Library

Life, Travel
As part of this year’s Heritage Open Days, I got to go on a tour of Shrewsbury Library – a Grade 1 listed building originally home to Shrewsbury School. The ... Read more
September Bees & Blooms

September Bees & Blooms

Etc, Life
It might be September, but my garden is still teeming with bees (and the odd butterfly) and the flowers are still blooming. One bee I’ve noticed buzzing about is a ... Read more
Blaen-y-Cwm

Blaen-y-Cwm

Life, Travel
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of visiting Blaen-y-Cwm, high up in the hills above Llanbister in Mid Wales. The garden was the only one open for the Powys area of ... Read more
Concert Etiquette: How Not to Annoy Me at a Concert!

Concert Etiquette: How Not to Annoy Me at a Concert!

Etc, Life
I absolutely love going to concerts. Actually, I hate to think how much money I’ve spent on going to concerts since my very first one in 1994… It’s not just ... Read more
The Old Coach House

The Old Coach House

Life, Travel
Nestled in the Dyfi Valley, The Old Coach House at Aberangell sits next to the river. A peaceful haven surrounded by hills. Last Sunday, the owners kindly shared their garden ... Read more
An afternoon out with the National Garden Scheme

An afternoon out with the National Garden Scheme

Life, Travel
What better to do on a sunny Sunday afternoon in July than wander around a beautiful garden? The National Garden Scheme gives visitors the opportunity to visit over 3,500 private ... Read more
John Barrowman – Fabulous!

John Barrowman – Fabulous!

Etc, Life
A front row seat a the Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool… What a view! The stage and the man himself, John Barrowman, were within touching distance. John requested cameras and phones ... Read more
An Afternoon at Erddig

An Afternoon at Erddig

Travel
With the sun finally shining on Friday, I was raring to go and a visit to Erddig was top of the list. Halfway to our destination, I realised I had ... Read more
A Soggy Summer!

A Soggy Summer!

Life
Hello from a wet and windy Wales! After a couple of hot and sunny summers, it’s looking like this one is going to be a wet one. Well, it certainly ... Read more
Take That: Greatest Hits Tour 2019

Take That: Greatest Hits Tour 2019

Etc, Life
This makes me feel old, but… 30 years ago my favourite band got together… and the rest, as they say, is history! When Take That announced this tour, along with ... Read more
An Audience with Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne

An Audience with Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne

Etc, Life
A couple of days after seeing Kiefer Sutherland in Manchester last month, I was back on the road. This time heading to Hereford for an evening with Shane “Shakey” Byrne, ... Read more
Coronation Street – The Tour

Coronation Street – The Tour

Travel
With Storm Hannah blowing a gale and rain hammering down, a friend and I joined a group of other hardy tourists for a tour around the Coronation Street set in ... Read more
Kiefer Up Close – 2019

Kiefer Up Close – 2019

Etc, Travel
I’ve had a busy week and it all started with a trip to Manchester to see to wonderful Kiefer Sutherland. Yes, less than a year after rocking Manchester last year, ... Read more
Marvellous Murals

Marvellous Murals

Life, Travel
I must admit there’s just something about murals and, I think you’ll agree, these ones in Borth are spectacular! These cottages stand opposite each other on the main street in ... Read more
Dyfi Furnace

Dyfi Furnace

Travel
You know when you pass somewhere for years and keep meaning to drop by one day? Well, I’ve been going to Borth for day trips or holidays every year since ... Read more