“A haiku a day” was the height of ambition, the lack of new posts now a source of contrition. So, now a fresh line gives this blog’s stated mission, an aim which I’m certain will come to fruition! Haiku, doggerel and such in profusion, though not every day, will maintain the illusion…
Commemorative pillar, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
Marking the bicentenary of the little-known Last Invasion of Britain in 1797, during the Napoleonic Wars, via the far west corner of Wales; the Welsh, translated, means ‘invasion of the French’
With its delicate tracery this must be a window in a steeple, surely?
Traditional Victorian shop front of 1863, Aberdovey, Gwynedd
A rare surviving frontage in the popular seaside resort of Aberdyfi, facing Cardigan Bay
The very name “eggnog” sounds magical to my ears, like something Mr Tumnus or Mrs Beaver would serve up to keep out the wintery Narnian chill. Possibly it really does have actual magical properties because not only does one slurp bewitch you into dreaming of the winter holidays, it’s medicinal credentials are as potent as a well crafted restorative spell too. I’m not going to go into the individual benefits of each ingredient. Look them up if you like. Or read Eat Fat, Lose Fat by Mary Enig and Sally Fallon. But it’s worth knowing that it’s the combination of ingredients that makes the recipe nutritionally greater than the sum of its parts.
Served cold for breakfast it keeps me going until lunchtime. Served warm (not hot) and whisked to a froth at night and I know I’m in for a good nights sleep. Right now I’m…
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The last of the summer hay…
Nine bales of haylage from a field of a little over two acres, the direction of harvesting following the power lines and road orientation, but contrasting with the vapour trails…
Road sign, Fishguard
You know that signs that imply that the police are not very quick-witted?
This one suggests Continue reading “Sign 17: children”
Lower Town / Y Cwm, Fishguard / Abergwaun, Pembrokeshire / Sir Benfro
A gallery of images of Lower Town from the harbour to hillside views