Posts by: Nikki

A thirty-something year old blogger from the hills of Mid Wales.
Happy Mail

Happy Mail

Etc, Life, Stationery
Happy Mail  Letters, packages etc. intended to make the recipient feel delighted, pleased or glad, that are sent and delivered by the postal system. Who isn’t delighted by a ... Read more
The sun is shining, but we can’t go anywhere!

The sun is shining, but we can’t go anywhere!

Life
In these worrying times, I thought I’d share some photos from the walk I took last Sunday. My intention was to wander around the village churchyard and cemetery, and then ... Read more
A Catch Up

A Catch Up

Life
Hello? Is anyone there? It’s March already and yet I’ve only written just three blog posts so far this year. I have no excuses! So, what have I been up ... Read more
St Mary’s Church, Bedstone

St Mary’s Church, Bedstone

Life, Travel
After lunch at Leintwardine yesterday, we found ourselves a few miles down the road at St Mary’s Church in the small village of Bedstone, Shropshire. I love the architecture and ... Read more
Bristol Cathedral

Bristol Cathedral

Life, Travel
I might not be religious, but there’s nothing quite like visiting a cathedral. The architecture, the history, the atmosphere, there’s just something about it. So, on a recent trip, I ... Read more
The Georgian House Museum, Bristol

The Georgian House Museum, Bristol

Travel
During a recent weekend trip to Bristol, we found The Georgian House Museum on Great George Street, a quiet street in the centre of the city. With just a small ... Read more
2019 – A Year in Photos

2019 – A Year in Photos

Etc, Life
Another year over. Another decade gone! In 2019……. I Volunteered This year saw me become a volunteer for the National Garden Scheme. Initially, it was to take photographs of the ... Read more
Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Etc
Christmas day is fast approaching and I think I’m ready for it. There’s a couple of deliveries I’m waiting for (a bit last minute, I know!) and the turkey to ... Read more
Stationery Sunday: Hobonichi Techo

Stationery Sunday: Hobonichi Techo

Life, Stationery
Ever since I can remember my Mum has kept a diary. Me, well, I managed to keep one successfully for nearly a year whilst I was in college, but it ... Read more
Fraithwen

Fraithwen

Life, Travel
We’re coming to the end of the open gardens season now, but I thought I’d share with you a wonderful garden I visited earlier in the summer. Back in July, ... Read more
Bryncelyn

Bryncelyn

Life, Travel
A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to visit the garden at Bryncelyn, in the hills above Llanfyllin, Powys. I was there to photograph the garden and do ... Read more
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