Monday, August 29, 2016

August 29, 2016


Beer and  ice cream; the perfect bank holiday.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

July 14, 2016

And it rained again as we crossed back into England.


Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

July 12, 2016

Beautiful countryside, despite the weather. Those are Amazon Prime ponies in the fields.


July 11, 2016



July 10, 2016


July 9, 2016

But this was waiting at the end, just as the rain set in (again).


July 8, 2016


July 7, 2016

Our fearless leader, guiding us through the Border countryside, following directions that said "Turn half left across a field, past a hedge, across three stiles, and through a gate."


Despite lowering clouds and fearsome beasts:




July 6, 2016

And that was the last time we saw the sun . . .


July 5, 2016


July 4, 2016

Our accommodation in Hay-on-Wye - the Cheesemarket.


July 3, 2016

The sun came out in Brecon!



July 2, 2016

Impressive water treatment facility.


July 1, 2016

Choo choo!!!!


June 30, 2016

Distinctly damp. I'm sure it's beautiful up here if the sun shines.



June 29, 2016

STEAM TRAIN!!!!!



June 28, 2016



June 27, 2016

Merthyr Tydfil: one of the homes of the industrial revolution.


June 26, 2016


June 25, 2016

Threatening clouds as we crossed the (expensive) Severn Bridge set the tone for our holiday. Wet.


Friday, June 24, 2016

June 24, 2016

Worst birthday hangover ever.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

June 23, 2016

Happy birthday to me. As you can see, six of my 10 cards had cats on them. (Also, note new music centre - one of my two presents, along with a waterlogged mouse. Thanks Paul, Nin and Shin!)




June 22, 2016


June 21, 2016