Journaling From Wales

Something about being away in the blissful isolation of the countryside sparks my creativity. Maybe it's the views, less pressure, more time? or maybe just habit. Whatever it is I'm glad, here's my meandering scribblings from the past few days. Sunday 16th May I’m sitting in the dining room eating crunch creams and enjoying a … Continue reading Journaling From Wales

Day Two in The Mountains

Hotel Armin, Selva Val Gardena 27th June 2016, 11.55pm The problem with describing mountains is, I have very little context. Mountains of this scale should be far in the distance. Looking to my left, from the hotel balcony, a huge craggy mountain stands proud. The flat top looks no higher than a sky scrapper. I'm … Continue reading Day Two in The Mountains

A Bit of Observational Writing

Writing up my notes from Italy brought me straight back there. My father in law is already looking at booking for next year. I can't wait. Here's the first day of notes from Italy. Hotel Armin, Selva Val Gardena  26th January 2016, 11.00 am Rain pours down in sheets.We're sitting in the hotel bar, maps strewn … Continue reading A Bit of Observational Writing

Inspiration From The Mountains

I've been inspired by the, quite frankly , Inspirational Dolomites. I spent a week in exuberant luxury,walking about the mountains and lounging in the hotel spa. Tea and cake served each day at three, then a five-course meal at quarter past seven. fifteen minutes after the spa closes. I cannot forget the Aperitifs, my favourite was … Continue reading Inspiration From The Mountains

I’m back!

I've had a lovely, if utterly exhausting trip to see my husbands family in Wales. it's the biggest, most anxiety provoking thing I have attempted in over two years. I survived it. I also learned that a lot of family in Wales read my blog. Hi Guys. I will probably natter on about it a bit … Continue reading I’m back!