Dylan’s Walks with Derek: Swansea and Llansteffan

    There’s not an original plot in the world… nor, it would seem, an original idea. Sometime last summer, we decided to devise a book of walks based in and around the towns and villages in West Wales where … Continued

Why Travelodge is perfect for hikers

Sometime towards the middle of last year (around the time I started mentioning the dreaded C word), Harri joked that we could avoid the whole festive season if we booked into a Travelodge for the duration. He’d been reading a … Continued

Upland Gower – the bit without the tourists

Like the majority of people who flock to the Gower peninsula every year, I thought that was it… that the peninsula was synonymous with Gower and ended somewhere around Gowerton on the north coast and Mumbles on the south. For … Continued

Running Llyn Llech Owain parkrun

  Google Maps might be one of the best apps ever invented but over the Christmas period I discovered one crucial thing it doesn’t do well – indicate the hilliness or otherwise of a hitherto unvisited parkrun. On my computer … Continued