Creepy Carmarthen Tour

I have experienced Nick Brunger’s wonderful storytelling a number of times and going along to his Creepy Carmarthen Tour has been on my list for some while.  I finally booked on to go last week and am kicking myself that I hadn’t done so beforehand.  It...

Garden in June

The garden is begining to reward us from all the hard work that has been put in since the autumn.  The bed in front of the picnic table had become over run with marjoram, mint and crocosmia  so drastic measures were needed.   We stripped out the whole bed and added...

Trailblazers and their Legacies’

The Carmarthenshire Tourism Association’s tour of ‘trailblazers and their legacies’, started at Paxton Tower.  The tower was built by William Paxton who had purchased the Middleton Hall Estate in 1789 and built a neoclassical mansion. Both mansion...
Over the border to Pembrokshire

Over the border to Pembrokshire

We generally try and keep our guests entertained within Carmarthenshire, but I wanted to share with you our trip over the border to Pembrokeshire.  Yesterday we visited  Stackpole which I last visited 5 years ago when on holiday and before moving to live in Wales.  It...
Dog proof garden – holiday home

Dog proof garden – holiday home

We had thought that the garden was dog proof at our holiday home at 94, High Street Tumble, until I dropped in with our Border Collie Lwcus.  I looked the other way for just a second and he was up and over the wall into next door’s garden.  Now many dogs would...