A day at the races

Last Saturday was the day of the Grand National in the UK. In the nearly 10 years I’ve been here now, I never really got into it, apart from last year when I happened to watch it on telly at some friend’s house and got caught in the excitement of picking a horse with a […]

Out and about in South Wales- the Pumphouse (Pumping?) Station, Cardiff- and my new vintage suit!!!

While we are on the subject of things to do and see in Cardiff I thought I’d post about one of my favourite places in Cardiff: the Pumphouse (AKA Pumping) Station on Penarth Road. The lovely Tors had a brilliant post about it a while ago. I hadn’t been for a while until it dawned […]

Out and About in South Wales- St Fagan’s Museum of Welsh life and 1940s Swansea Bay

I already blogged about St Fagan’s here and Swansea Bay here but I couldn’t resist adding a couple of pictures taken during my parent’s stay last week. Enjoy! At the end of the tour in Swansea we were offered a cup of tea by the ever-so friendly man at the entrance. My parents can’t stop […]