Newport: Walk the Port (the unofficial shorter route)

Why on earth do we Brits look forward to summer every year … so we can enjoy one rainy weekend after another? Yet again, our Sunday hiking plans had been thwarted by unseasonably low temperatures and the forecast of more … Continued

Back in Wales: Monmouthshire Canal and Cwmcarn Forest

It’s been hard settling back into ‘normal’ life after our winter-evading three-month spell in the Algarve, not least because it’s so damp here. While it’s wonderful to spend time with my family again – and catch up with friends – I make … Continued