Spring is in Full Swing

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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

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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

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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 […]

Seedheads in October

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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 […]