I tried to get an earlier start on my garden this year, and so far it’s paying off. I am pulling out old growth (like the brambles that thrived behind all the hedge bushes last summer) and keeping the weeds from taking over. And because I’m spending so much time in the garden, I’m noticing … Continue reading How does your garden grow?
Most people who visit Llandudno focus on the Great Orme. It looms over the town, and there are so many ways to enjoy it: driving around the edge on Marine Drive, walking up to the top, taking the tram or the cable car. It certainly held my attention for many months. But as you walk along … Continue reading Walking the Little Orme
We wanted to catch some of the snowy peaks in Snowdonia before it warmed up too much and the rain washed all the snow away. We had just enough time to drive up to Llyn Ogwen and walk a short way up the hill. It wasn’t a full hike, but we went far enough to … Continue reading Winter Walk in Snowdonia
We decided to take a late afternoon walk, and as we walked to the bridge over River Conwy we spotted the glow of the setting sun on the Great Orme across the water. That glow made me pull out my camera, but now I’m just as excited about the reflection of the sky on the … Continue reading Sunset over River Conwy
We took a short walk up Conwy Mountain the other day. After admiring the sea as we always do, I turned around for a good look south at Conwy Valley. The winter sun was low on the horizon, even in the early afternoon, and it made for a hazy glow over the distant mountains. Continue reading Afternoon on Conwy Mountain