South Wales – Barry Island to Llantwit Major

It’s always nice when your birthday falls on the weekend as weekday birthdays generally mean postponing the celebrations for a few days. With an unfavourable weather forecast persuading us to abandon our original plans (a few nights on Gower) earlier … Continued

Machen to Castell Coch … and back (a 20-mile circular)

It’s been almost a month since we returned to Wales and, despite our best intentions, until today we’d only been out walking once. In the Algarve, we’d been able to walk most weekends – on both days – however, the … Continued

Machen Forge Trail with a spring in my step

When we were little we had two pet tortoises called Peter Petra and Micky. Every autumn we’d help our parents fill two cardboard boxes with straw and we’d put one tortoise in each. Cosy and warm, they’d hibernate until the … Continued

camau publishes first ebooks

    I can hardly believe it but in the past four days we’ve had our first two e-books accepted for sale on Smashwords.com and, better still, both titles have since been approved for inclusion in Smashword’s Premium Catalog (why does it … Continued