Adventures: Summer Gathering with Creative Countryside

As you may or may not know, I’m in involved with a slow and seasonal magazine and a journal called Creative Countryside. As part of it, we host seasonal gatherings designed to expand more on what we write about. The following is a little story of my attendance at the most recent one – a […]

Food for thought: Slowed Down & Simpler Living

First of all, I want to tell you that I am writing this after finishing a work session at 4AM. Oh, the joys of the rural internet.  I want you to know this because people often think that slowing down and living life a little simpler, means being rich or retired and actually, it’s not. […]

4 Recommended Things To Do in North East Wales

When you live close to the Snowdonia National Park, it’s easy to get distracted with all of the amazing things to do in North Wales.  However,  you’ll find the more popular a place is, the more it’s crowded! And that’s why it’s lovely to live in North East Wales because there are many gems with […]

Lifestyle: Hello May!

May, the month of Lily of the Valley peeping into my garden. My Fritillaries are in full force as are the weeds, and my garden trees are no longer naked. There are Bluebells in the woodlands, and sadly the cheerful Daffodils are beginning to shrivel to make room for the Primrose and Pansies. The mornings […]