Autumn in Clyne Gardens

The beautiful gardens of Clyne nestled in greenery and woodland a stones through from the sandy beach at Blackpill, Swansea is a place to visit in all seasons. Beginning in the spring time as the colourful red and purple rhododendrons begin to blossom, alongside the...

Day of the Dead Celebrations

In many cultures death is a taboo subject  a word that evokes sorrow and loss. In Mexico this is not the case as every year from October 31st – November 2nd  the people turn death on its head and celebrate Dia de los Muertos, Day of the Dead.  November 1st All Saints...

Mari Lwyd

Photos of the Mari Lwyd festival held at the Gower Heritage Centre over a January weekend, an ancient  welsh custom.   Reviving the ancient tradition of Wassailing.  The ancient tradition of Wassailing is carried out to promote a good Apple Harvest the following...

The town of Mostar in Bosnia and Heregovina

On my recent journey island hopping in Croatia the opportunity arose to take a side trip to Bosnia (which covers the north and centre) and Herzegovina (the south) of the country around 2 hours’ drive from Split. Not a place that instantly springs to mind as a tourist...

Devon and Somerset

As you look out across Swansea Bay a coastal outline that mirrors our own appears on the horizon. Merely 35 miles away as the crow flies and oh I wish that was possible, instead of driving nearly 4 times the distance. Though I have to say the journey is definitely...