Thursday, 26 December 2013

Christmas Day

The girls thinking who is going to do the washing up,the grandchildren have left the table before coffee,cheese and bisuits.


The family Christmas lunch at our farm(all 15 of us)


Wednesday, 25 December 2013

Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Festive arrangements


Had a day out last Weds with Diane to Moreton Garden Centre,Chirk.
Festive flower arrangements by Nigel Whyles and a two course Christmas Lunch -brilliant day,then we did some Christmas shopping.


Monday, 2 December 2013

Father Christmas reindeers.

Rhys watching the reindeers at the Winter Fair today.

Winter Fair,Builth Wells

Bro Tryweryn pupil at the Winter Fair today waiting for the Welsh Black bullock they had adopted to be judged.It came 4th in his class.

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Saturday, 19 October 2013


Wendy,Neil and John aboard the Osprey on Keilder Waters.


At Cragside House and 1000 acres of garden,woodland and waters.First house to be lit by hydroelectricity.


Our Northumberland holiday

We stayed at Coquet View, Tosson Tower,Rothbury a Farmstay member. On Monday we went to Roman Vindolanda,on Hadrian's Wall.

Tuesday, 8 October 2013

My homegrown beef tomatoes

Some of my homegrown beef tomatoes that have ripened well this year!




Disaster in my kitchen on Saturday after i had finished a batch of baking!     
Shall I buy a new door which will cost me around £140- £150.00 or invest in a new built in cooker?


Sunday, 15 September 2013

A glut of courgettes

With my glut of cougettes I made a courgette,cranberry and toasted walnut loaf,and a courgette,carrot and orange cake.

Monday, 9 September 2013

Baby sitting duty


Rhys eating his breakfast here,my baby sitting duty have started again after a break over the summer holidays.

Sunday, 1 September 2013

Sea food festival


Meleri with the lobster they bought at Anglesey sea Food Festival on Saturday.

Thursday, 22 August 2013

Friday, 26 July 2013

Non paying guest

Last Sunday a pigeon landed on our patio,and made him/herself at home here.

He even sat on a chair in the consevatory,and was found watching TV.
He/she has gone elsewere today!

Thursday, 25 July 2013

Prolific Roses

My Bobby James Rambler rose which I planted last year has made a brilliant show this year.




 Rhys does'nt thinks much of it.

Good strawberry crop

Picking strawberries every day in my soft fruit garden,plenty to make jam ,won't need to buy any this year.












The raspberries are now ready,but need some rain to plump them up.

More from my Canadian Trip

 Up the Mountain - The Lake Louise Gondola is known for the best Grizzly Bear viewing and scenery in the Canadian Rockies.
We went up on an open chair to an elevation of 6850 ft so we could take good photos of the Grizzly Bears.







Sunday, 23 June 2013

Back home from Canada

Updating my blog after my return from Canada.
Visiting long lost cousins in Calgary.
Where we received a warm welcome from my  second cousin Linda and Alan.
Linda cooking some pancakes for breakfast,while Alan cooked the sausages we ate with Maple Syrup.
 The Carrot cake we ate for dessert.
 A lazy moment on their decking.
 Overlooking Downtown Calgary and the Calgary Stampede Arena
 Enjoying lunch at the Devonian Botanical Gardens( Downtown Calgary)

Thursday, 2 May 2013

Another boulder

John has sold another boulder,which is on i'ts way to somewhere in Coventry today.
It took hours last night to load it on the low loader.The driver from  Matlock  was on his way at 6am this morning.








Hope it arrives at it's destination safe and sound!

Saturday, 27 April 2013

Three on a quad bike!

Rhys,Llyr and Meleri having fun on their quad bike.
Not sure I trust the driver!!

Monday, 15 April 2013

Monday, 8 April 2013

The Road to Wrexham

                                               My journey to Wrexham before Easter.