South Wales – Rhiwderin circular

Several years ago, we made the mistake of heading to the Brecon Beacons on a bank holiday weekend (at the time, Harri was writing his popular Day Walks in the Brecon Beacons and we were so keen to research another … 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

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

Graig Diamond Jubilee Path – Part 1

A brand spanking new way mark recently caught Harri’s attention while he was out running. Just a stone’s throw from our home and embracing many of our regular walking/running routes, the Graig Diamond Jubilee Path was nonetheless exciting news to … Continued