On Tuesday 8th December 2020 at 2pm join us for the online launch of Wales Week London 2021 and Wales Week Worldwide 2021. We will be joined by Jonathan Davies OBE, Ken Skates MS and Simon Hart MP. Book your places HERE.
It was a real pleasure to chat to Harriet about her brilliant business Spacemasks. Spacemasks are masks that whisk you away into space, and that space can be anywhere. I slip one on, switch off the light and as the magic warms up I wind down and drift off into a deep untroubled sleep. For a couple of years now Spacemasks have made their way into my care packages, pamper hampers and Father Christmas got hold of some one year so there must be Instagram in the North Pole, oh
Good to be back on the page after a hideous chest infection, bronchitis and pleurisy which floored me for over a month. It also coincided with self isolation whilst waiting for a Covid result so my experience of self isolation was a blur. Thankfully the results came back negative, yes that’s results as I had to have a re-test as my results for the first test might have got lost, their words. Feeling sorry for myself and waking myself up coughing has enabled me to watch plenty
Laugharne pronounced Larn as in yarn, which is something my friends are good at and so am I, don’t want to give them all the credit. I digress. Yes, so Laugharne in Carmarthenshire has a castle, Laugharne Castle on the Wales Coastal Path overlooking the Taf Estuary, where Dylan Thomas wrote Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog. The castle was part of a series of Norman coastal castles from Chepstow to Pembroke. Wales has hundreds of castles you know. Laugharne was the inspi
In my blog series Wales : In their own words I am introducing readers to the people behind the businesses I have got to know and love in my travels around Wales. A huge thank you to Lise of Holiday in Brecon who kindly gave up her time to answer my questions. Name Lise Chesters Business Name Holiday in Brecon What does your business do? We have 5 holiday rentals in and around Brecon Llwyn Llwyd Farm Cottage Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms, has a huge log fire and accepts up to 4
Spending a morning in London with Welsh national treasure Dame Sîan Phillips on a blustery rainy day went far too quickly. We chatted away merrily non stop until we both looked at our watches and went our separate ways, Sîan headed off to a meeting and I dashed off to Blackheath to see Alan Williams, another Welsh diaspora. Sîan Phillips grew up in Gwaun Cae Gurwen in Glamorgan, the only child of a policeman and teacher and enjoyed an idyllic Welsh childhood. Knowing all abou