Summer Events in Cheshire & Staffordshire

I love a good game fair, nothing beats wandering around a field in boots looking at stalls of outdoor clothing and handcrafted sculptures, plus watching fantastic displays of horse riding, sheepdog training, motorbikes and more. There are plenty of events … Continue reading

Spring on the Farm

When I first moved here in December I mentioned how excited I was to see the farm change in the seasons, well I’ve certainly not been disappointed! Spring has brought a wash of colour, activity and life. Gradually the trees … Continue reading

My first time on a mountain bike trail!

About a month ago I treated myself to a nice new, amazing mountain bike. I’ve always pottered about on the same old mountain bike I was bought when I was about 14, with spring suspension and a tiny frame. It … Continue reading

Osprey Tempest 20

OH MY GOD I LOVE THIS BAG! There’s my review… no need to write any more right?! At the start of summer this year I found myself stood in GoOutdoors perusing the backpacks, searching for a decent, comfy day pack. … Continue reading

Walking Snowdon

A friend of mine has never walked Snowdon and as she was home from Australia for a few months we found a weekend free and off we went. I’ve walked Snowdon twice before, using the Llanberis path both times. The first … Continue reading

Another week in Anglesey

I’ve been lucky enough to enjoy two wonderful weeks in Anglesey in the space of a month. This time it was with Ash’s family. I thought I’d share a few of my favourite places and things we did with some photographs … Continue reading

Featured Walk: Llangoed to Puffin Island and Aberlleiniog Castle

Before you start reading this let me just warn you that this is not a detailed step by step walk guide. It’s a vague description of the walk we took with lots of photographs, so unlikely that you’ll be able … Continue reading

Holiday Cottage Review: Didfa in Llangoed

For our family holiday in Anglesey this year we found a cottage next to the little village of Llangoed, near to Beaumaris in the bottom right corner of Anglesey. Pets go free and access to a 1/2 acre paddock… it sounded … Continue reading

Dog-friendly holiday cottage: Dolphin Bach

Ash and I decided to get away for a few days during Easter Weekend and went searching online for some last minute holiday cottages. We found Dolphin Bach advertised here, a tiny little bungalow in a little village called Dolphin near to Mold, North … Continue reading

Featured Walk: Graig Fawr

While on holiday in Wales during Easter Weekend Ash, Guinness and I stumbled across this National Trust site with a little car park and numerous footpaths circling around and leading up a small hill. Graig Fawr sits alongside the little village … Continue reading

A dog-friendly holiday cottage in Aberystwyth

As part of my series about our weekend in Aberystwyth I thought I’d provide you with a short review of the holiday cottage we used. Ash found and booked the cottage through this advert and all I had to do was … Continue reading

Devils Bridge took my breath away

The next step of our Aberystwyth adventure started on Sunday morning with Devils Bridge. Just a short drive along from where our cottage was, we parked up in the free parking and headed to the ticket office. Access is via … Continue reading

Lowepro Photo Sport 300 camera backpack

I spent ages looking for the right camera backpack. Searching through websites and forums, reading reviews and watching countless youtube videos! I was trying to find something that would fit my camera plus a lens or two, but also my lunch and … Continue reading