Family Staycation in South West Wales

Just before the end of the school term, hubby told me he’d booked us a last minute...

Mental Health, Menopause, Swimming and Me

When we returned from our family staycation in Wales, I felt blue. The sinking feeling...

Travelling in a Caravan: Why You May Just Fall in Love with It

You’re seriously missing out if you have never travelled in a caravan, because it’s...

The Storm Crow: book review

Ok, full disclosure I don’t normally read fantasy novels. I’m paranoid that my...

Wetland Explorers Assemble: a day at the Llanelli Wetland Centre (sponsored by WWT Llanelli)

We had such a sensational time last summer in Pembrokeshire. This year, hubby...

Old Man of the Sea: book review

Nothing says adventure than the tales of a life at sea.  My daughter tells me she...
The Storm Crow: book review

The Storm Crow: book review

Ok, full disclosure I don’t normally read fantasy novels. I’m paranoid that my imagination would let me down. Yet, when I read the plot for The Storm Crow, I knew I had to read it, so I accepted a reviewer's copy.  It ticked my boxes: strong female lead,...

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Ọmọ tó gbọ́n fi tirẹ̀ ṣ'òwò, èyí tí kò gbọ́n fi tirẹ̀ jẹ àkàrà òwúrọ́. /
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