Category Archives: Countryside

Benji continues to visit vet

Poor Benji, those ‘fleas’ have been most troublesome for him. We’ve had a course of the ‘Prednisolone’, bathed his coat with ‘Hibiscrub’ , cream applied, as well as the Advocat, and stil last week, when we visited again, the vet … Continue reading

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Nature & Benji

        I have never known Blackberries to be ready in July. When I first moved to Wales in 1977 I remember picking Blackberries with the children , in the first week of September. Neath has a very old fair held … Continue reading

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Bluebells

At this time of the year, especially this year, the woods are filled with the smell and wonderful display of Bluebells. Today was sunny but the wind stillhad a bit of a chill. But our walk to Gnoll park most … Continue reading

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Easter Monday 2017

I like to do something special on this day. The weather was sunny and mild  and so I decided to take a walk to our local park. When my Aunty was alive we used to go to Aberdulais Falls or … Continue reading

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Walk With Benji–Melyncourt Waterfalls

Melyncourt Waterfalls is a spectacular 80 feet high waterfall. It is located 1mile from the village of Resolven situated in the Neath Valley in S. Wales. A twenty minute drive away and the sun shining and it felt warm for … Continue reading

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Walks With Benji

It’s the winter here and days are becoming colder. We have had sunny weather so this makes our walks very pleasant. If you remember a few months back I was unwell and unable to walk far – at a slow … Continue reading

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The Walk After The Rain

At long last here in my part of the world, the clouds dispersed a ‘little’ to reveal a little blue sky behind them. No rain. But I believe it will be back before too long. Since my operation 3 December … Continue reading

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Spotty & Benji

A whole year has passed since Spotty left this world and headed for Doggy Heaven. Not a day goes by with her being somewhere in my thoughts. On her departure day I have decided to set aside each year as … Continue reading

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Socialising–Benji–Garden

I am enjoying my group on a Friday morning. As it says ‘KNIT & NATTER’.n Each week there is a new item that we take home with us to make. Cannula Mitts are popular at the moment and we have … Continue reading

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Follow Our Swans 2015

This year I am able to follow the progress of our swans. They are a young couple and first came to the bottom pond last year. Nesting, last year, took place on the small island, in the previous nest from … Continue reading

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