The Aerialist

One of the most thrilling moments of spring is the sight and sound of returning swifts, their thin metallic shriek heralding their arrival as they cut suddenly into view, searing the air with sickle-sharp wings hot from African skies. In an epic and often hazardous … Continue readingThe Aerialist


Who knew that a trip to a garden would make a rock fan of me, but that’s exactly what happened on a recent visit to the National Botanic Gardens of Wales in Carmarthenshire! On a dreary and damp day in mid May when even the … Continue readingWALES ROCKS


Today has been spent walking one of my favourite haunts, a secret place among the quieter paths of the Clwydian hills. With a soft, warm breeze riffling my hair and the Vale of Clwyd ethereal under blue and gold, I watched as a skylark spiralled … Continue readingTHE CLWYDIANS