Let the partying begin

27/10/2018 – Where the fun begins Plymouth Gin Distillery Well it’s the bash of the year, my lovely brother John and soon to be sis in law Elaine have invited us to Plymouth Gin, where we are treated to Sloe Gin cocktails on arrival, sweeties on the tables and great company, my sort of do. 29/10/2018…

Black Country Museum and Weymouth

15/10/18 – 19/10/18 A much awaited visit to The Living Black Country Museum This cottage was lived in until 1968 when they dismantled it and rebuilt it at the museum, it had no electric or gas just the coal fire. electric bus ? Breakfast stop of red velvet cake and coffee, very naughty morning as…

We are on our way

13/09/18 – 10/10/18 Barmouth to Mold After finishing work we have a couple of days organising the van mot and service, this is done in Harlech and as we have 3 hours to kill we go up into Harlech for a soggy walk, yep raining again. Only so much rain two people and two furry…

I see travel on the horizon

21/05/18 – 12/09/18 Well a wonderful season at Trawsdir with lots of lovely people popping in to see us. and visiting places old and new, stunning Snowdon Nantcol waterfall and trail Fairbourne on the ferry and train And of course Potmadog, Cricceith, Harlech and Marshalling at Dolgellau Cadair Idris run and beautiful Barmouth. It will…

Back to Wales

30/04/18 – 09/05/18 Well what a wonderful week we have had visiting friends and relatives, eating out at numerous places and just enjoying being here, the weather has gone from freezing with hats and coats on to boiling. Chilling up at Moel Famau   Watching a microlight take off and land   Walking up Moel…

On holiday with Hoon

Wednesday 14/02/18 – Thursday 22/02/18 Comares Well big surprise June arrived from U.A.E we get to see her and stay in a house !!! Win win spent a lovely week chilling, catching some rays, nattering, eating, laughing and playing cards, yes the Almunecar 3 are back, June pretends she has forgotten how to play !!!…

Home and away

16/01/18 – 24/01/18 – Lovely brisk walk up Moel Famau, translation is “hill of the mother’s” (something I have only just found out !) and is the highest mountain within the Clwydian Range, on the boundary between Denbighshire and Flintshire in Wales.     Well plenty of visiting back in Mold including this funny, gorgeous gang…

I like to move it, move it

09/01/18 – 15/01/18 Well it’s all go literally in the Howells/Halfpenny household, time to roll up our sleeves and get painting !!!!! WHAT, yes only 5 rooms to do Dave paints al a Aussie style Well what a team between us all the painting is done, next the removal men turn up. I recognize those…

Out with the old in with the new, hello 2018

31/12/17 – 08/01/17  Three nights left in Margaret River, see us visit The Berry Farm for wine, jam, pickles and God knows what else tasting…..ummm don’t mind if I do. Then it’s a quick wash and change and on to the common for New Year’s Eve meal, which would have been lovely if they hadn’t run…