Spring is in Full Swing

Apart from a few persisting cold nights, Spring is fully underway along the Dee portion of Wales coast path. The swallows have arrived, chiff chaffs are busy singing and butterflies are flitting between the ever increasing flowers. I’ve seen peacocks, orange tips, speckled browns, small blues and white butterflies so far, although I’ve only managed […]

Rhos on Sea

Wow! What a lovely sunny weekend April 8th and 9th was. I took the chance to pop down to Rhos on Sea on the North Wales coast with my lovely son. We walked along the front and enjoyed the coastline, which you can see a lot of here, and then went for dinner in Forte’s […]

Daffy Daffs of Spring

The daffodil, or cenhinen Pedr in Welsh (Peter’s leek) has long been celebrated as an emblem of Wales. Commonly worn in a pin on a cardigan or jumper on St David’s day (March 1st), it is one of the early, Spring flowering bulbs. It even seems to be designed so its beautiful heads will nod […]

How to Turn Autumn Leaves into Art

It’s nearing the end of Autumn and leaves are falling and making lovely, rustly heaps of crunchiness on pavements and parks all over UK. So, this post is about experimentation and it all started with a walk in the woods. Greenfield Valley woods to be exact. I took some photos of the leaves while walking […]

Seedheads in October

Walking along the coastal path on a warm Autumn morning it would be easy to miss all the beauty amidst the dying undergrowth. The flowers have had their season and have fallen, leaving behind their produce on browned stems. Zooming in, the seedheads are fascinating, taking a variety of forms and structures, made even more […]