Monday was rainy so we had a lazy day. We headed out to visit a farm shop at Hawarden where we got some lamb to roast & stopped briefly at the airport fro Vix but there was only one large plane & a rather soggy pheasant. Vix & Chavaunne rode the ponies when the rain stopped in the afternoon & we slow roasted the lamb in the rayburn for supper.
Tuesday the weather was better so we did a warm up walk (in prep for Cadair Idris) along part of Offa's Dyke Walk via two ironage hill forts - Penycloddiau & Moel Arthur. Good wlk with lovely view but a bit stepper than planned at the start & end, & the walk wasn't helped by a farmer who had tied a gate sut along a bridleway! I made chilli wraps for supper which were well recieved.
I'm just an ecologist,, SFF fan and rainbow loving gal who wishes she had more time & money for travelling!
Born & bred in the UK I grew up with summer holidays to remote corners of this isle and my memories of these trips involve scrambling up mountains in the rain! Great times! I am fascinated by the natural world around us, by all the amazing creatures that share it with us & the ways they & their habitats fit together.
Having finished my PhD in Ecology in 2010 I set off to see Australia & New Zealand for several months to escape! This blog began then, I've missed several UK based h... full info