11 . 12 . 2017

Snow Safety

Welcome to the Big Freeze of 2017! For all of the country the weather has turned incredibly cold and winter-like. Over the weekend, much of the western side of the UK saw huge amounts of snow fall – the largest snowfall seen since the winter of 2010. Travel plans were in chaos, power supplies were…

10 . 07 . 2017

The History of Tea

“A cup of tea is a cup of life” goes the ancient saying, and who are we to disagree? Tea has been so ingrained into every part of our society that most people (me included) would be pretty lost without it. Crisis or shindig; commiseration or relaxation, or simply because we could murder one; we…

10 . 07 . 2017

The History of Tea

“A cup of tea is a cup of life” goes the ancient saying, and who are we to disagree? Tea has been so ingrained into every part of our society that most people (me included) would be pretty lost without it. Crisis or shindig; commiseration or relaxation, or simply because we could murder one; we…

03 . 07 . 2017

The Life of Harry Houdini

The room was deathly quiet. Tension clung to the hot, sticky air that swirled under chairs and over the audience; taking the breath from their throats as they stared at the black curtain on the stage. A crash, a smash and a scuffle came from behind it and eyes widened almost to breaking point in…

14 . 06 . 2017

World’s Greatest Lies

Today on the blog, just for a bit of fun, we’re looking at some of the greatest lies told in history and their far reaching consequences………. Robert Louis Stevenson once said that “the cruellest lies are often told in silence”, but there are some lies that have become so famous that the figures who told them…

11 . 06 . 2017

Tips to Stop you Snacking

Hands up who among our lovely blog readers is a snacking demon?? Ok, you got us – hands straight up there!! There is no better thought than a mid-morning cup of tea (or panad as we would say here in Wales) with a delicious dunked cookie. And sometimes, the only thing that gets us through the…

15 . 05 . 2017

National Coast Watch

The National Coastwatch Institution run look-out stations dotted all along the Welsh coastline, and their volunteer work is essential in helping to keep sea and coast users safe. Join us as we find out more. For the thousands of people who enjoy the beautiful waters of the Welsh coast every year – whether sailing, swimming,…

24 . 04 . 2017

Tips for Camping with Children

So, Spring is just around the corner…. we promise! And if the appearance of sunshine prompts thoughts of idyllic summer camping holidays then you wouldn’t be alone. Camping is one of the fastest growing holiday types in the UK, with more and more families choosing to stay in Britain and dust off the old camping gear.…

21 . 04 . 2017

Surfers Against Sewage

Here in beautiful Snowdonia we are lucky to live in one of the most stunning regions of the UK, with dramatic landscapes and glorious coastlines. Sadly though, our beaches and coastlines aren’t always treated with the care and attention that they deserve, and the issues of waste, litter, sewage and rubbish is one that affects beaches…

11 . 04 . 2017

Walk to Fitness

So, the sun is out and summer is fast approaching, and you’ve realised you need to get fit fast if you’ve got any hope of getting into last year’s shorts (or is that just us, ooops!). But, don’t panic! We don’t think there’s any need for hideous fitness regimes or expensive gym memberships to get…

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