Lessons from our 1,100 mile adventure

We’ve been home from our epic adventure for a few days now and mountains of washing aside, it was a fantastic experience and probably a highlight of our family life to-date. Why? Because we’re still talking to each other. Because ‘Dolly’ (the van) made it without a hitch; and, because unlike other holidays where I…

‘Me’ time. Weirdo… maybe!

I’ve woken up with a view of the sea, hearing nothing but the sound of waves and in last night’s clothes*. I didn’t get lost on the way home after a crazy night on the pop – I’m having some ‘me’ time! I’m parked overlooking my favourite spot in the whole wild (<<< I know…

Review: Terrific ‘Trevayne’

When it comes to camping locally, we’ve become creatures of habit; if the sun is shining over Newgale, that’s where we head. But, once or twice a year, as a wider group of friends, we’ll head off for an adult-only weekend break and will book into a hotel or B&B somewhere (treat bach!). So, this…

The GREAT outdoors

I’m back from another fantastic weekend exploring the mighty west Wales coast and, my sand-matted hair, slightly sunburnt shoulders and sense of contentment in my tum are screaming… “Being outdoors is GREAT!” It hasn’t always been that way though. As a kid I used to really enjoy going out to play in the woods near…