Sunday, 6 December 2015

Strong Wind

Our apple tree was uprooted by the strong wind last weekend,just missing our caravan.


Monday, 30 November 2015

Winter Fair

Rhys having lunch in a Ivor Williams Trailer in the Winter Fair at Builth Wells.
The two grandmothers and Rhys on our way home from a wet Winter Fair
Some of the beautiful flower arrangement at the Winter Fair.

Floods

Our little stream was over it's banks into the field and  under the tractors.

Monday, 23 November 2015

My last big Birthday celebration.

My last Birthday treat was a night in Llangoed Hall,with  Aeron and Diane.
Former home of Laura Ashley,now a privately owned hotel.

Our bed for the night.

John relaxing before our evening meal.

The welcome tray in our bedroom, sherry, fruit etc.


Wednesday, 18 November 2015

The best blackberry picker ever!!!

Grandson Rhys loved picking blackberries this autumn.
Now I have drawers  full in the freezer.
Been buying more cheap sugar today, to make Blackberry jelly.
My guests love it.

Sunday, 1 November 2015

New field shed for Minty

Front view of Minty's new shed,,made from wood and sheets found on the farm.
Nothing bought.

Meleri not satisfied with something again.

Side view.

Saturday, 17 October 2015

Sedgemore Livestock Market

Hundreds of calves for sale at Sedgemore market.

John was comparing steer prices.

John and me climbed up Burrow Mump.

The view from Burrow Mump.

Thursday, 15 October 2015

John and Wendy at Coates English Willows and Wetland Visitor Centre.Taunton


                                                        Burrow Mump,Somerset Levels.
                                                              Lemon Tree Coffee House.
                                                       John at the Willows Museum.

Penylan Farm B&B. Monmouth



Staying with Cathy and Dave Bowen at their farm in Monmouth for a couple of nights on the way down to Bridgwater.

John with Pete Amos at a lake in the Forest of Dean.

Monday, 21 September 2015

Cardiff W.I. Centenary Conference

On the stage at St David's Hall Cardiff

Guest speakers Tessa Dunlop and Connie Fisher
Gala performers Rhys Meirion, Elin Manahan Thomas and Catrin Finch
Waiting for the Rugby fans

Monday, 10 August 2015

National Eisteddfod in Meifod.

Meleri ,Llyr and Rhys sitting on a boulder John sold to Mid Wales stones on the Eisteddfod field.
Having a day out with the grandchildren at the Eisteddfod last Thursday.

Schafer family from Germany

Daria and Andre Schafer who stayed here for 2 weeks holiday.

Saturday, 18 July 2015

Bad day

Deiniol found the big bales smoking away in the hay shed this morning.
Just in time before they caught fire.

When he moved them they lit up.
 So we had to call 999  - 2 fire engines arrived.  Lucky it was found before the whole shed went up in flames and the tractors nearby.

Thursday, 16 April 2015



1st guests this season sitting out on the patio  enjoying the wine and the chimnea.
















Monday, 2 March 2015

The 50th anniversary party

We had a weekend of celebrations with family and friends.
 Great grandmother(Mary)grandmother(me)granddaughter(Meleri)daughter (Cerys)


Cutting the celebration cake.

Our Golden Wedding Anniversary

Our anniversary trip to Austria, Switzerland and Glacier Express

 Horse drawn sleigh ride and a drop of home brewed schnapps from the driver.
10,000ft high enjoying the views of snow covered mountain tops.