Scarecrow Trail!

Belle Vue Arts Festival is a now traditional month of activities, related to the arts, held every June in the beautiful community of Belle Vue in Shrewsbury. This weekend is the open gardens and Scarecrow Trail weekend! We decided to enter this year and a whole family effort has resulted in this hot air balloon lady to tie in with this year’s theme of ‘air’. It’s been great fun to get involved after many years of ‘intending to’ and I…

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Cycling across Wales Pt. 2…

Continued… So, I left the warm community of Pont-Rhyd-Y-Groes back out into the rain. I was pretty much expecting minor road all the way to Rhayader now, albeit 25-odd miles of it! However, it wasn’t long before the ‘Lon Cambria’ route directed me onto some forest track. It started out pretty rough but soon turned into firetrack as good as a road but without the traffic (well, not much anyway!) After a little longer than I had expected, I eventually…

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Cycling across Wales…Pt. 1

And now for something completely different!… Having completed the fitting out of the new shop (as well as leaving the old one in the immaculate condition the lease required us to!) and had the family half-term holiday go just about as wrong as it can (don’t ask, all I’ll say is that you just don’t want your whole family apart from you going down with a sickness bug after all that!) I really needed some ‘me’ time! Well, Lu willingly…

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