Kayaking in the Norwegian fjords

It was billed as 'two days' relaxed paddling in the Norwegian fjords', but as I came to discover during the course of the weekend, my idea of relaxed paddling was somewhat different... I'd been kayaking a few times before, had enjoyed it and kept pace with those around me, even when things didn't quite go... Continue Reading →

Bronllys Castle

On Monday, the Brecon Beacons National Park announced it will only go by it's Welsh name, Bannau Brycheiniog, from now on. So it seems timely to introduce you to the second of the castles I visited in the park over the Easter bank holiday weekend: Bronllys Castle. Bronllys Castle was founded in the late 11th... Continue Reading →

Looking ahead to 2023

I've been umming and ahhing over whether I should write one of my usual 'looking ahead' posts because when I look back over what I wrote in previous years, I find I rarely end up doing half the things I say I'm going to do and end up doing something completely different. Alas, planning is... Continue Reading →

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