A Weekend Away in Wales

Wales is quickly becoming one of my favourite places to visit, particularly North Wales. Last weekend, we booked a couple of nights in a Travelodge in Llandudno and spent the time looking round Colwyn Bay, Rhos-on-Sea and Llandudno. The trip was completely funded from clothes we’d sold on eBay, given to us by Andrea (Grandma),…

Little April Showers

Source What a washout this month has been so far! Snow, hail, rain, thunder, lightening – yesterday and today, I’ve had washing out for twenty minutes only to have to whip it in as the heavens open. Source Fortunately, we now have the wood burning stove installed and, thanks to my Dad’s obsession with finding…

Woman’s Own 1950s Easter Covers

It seems slightly surreal to be writing about Easter when the weather resembles the depths of Winter.  Easter equals Spring, birds chirping, drip drip drop little April showers… not, hide indoors because it’s a blizzard outside. One of the things I love about my Woman’s Own magazines (amongst many) is how the covers vary from month…