Health & Well-Being

A Day Off and A Little Piece of Wild Surburbia

My little area of mindfulness! A normal garden in surburbia, most of which is left to its own devices.  Today it has been visited by butterflies,  bees and damsel flies,  proving there are no such thing as weeds! I can hear the grasshoppers as well but be buggered if I can see them. Helping to… Continue reading A Day Off and A Little Piece of Wild Surburbia

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Walking in Nature

Below is a small part of the world where I can walk, think and step out of modern life.  Home to much wildlife, ancient woodland and meadows, Magor Marsh, in the care of Gwent Wildlife Trust, was the route of a proposed M4 route.  Horrific.  But just for once, a politician saw sense and it… Continue reading Walking in Nature

Animal Welfare, hedgehogs

I’m a Hedgehog Champion!!

Eh?   Well, it's a brilliant initiative between People's Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) and the British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS).  Anyone can join up HERE and it's all about mapping sightings, what you can proactively do to make a difference and fabulous tips on having hedgehogs visiting you.   I actually signed up last year… Continue reading I’m a Hedgehog Champion!!

Louise Wyatt, My Books

Secret Monmouth

***AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER HERE***     Monmouth, the historic county town of Monmouthshire in Wales, was the site of a Bronze Age boat-building community and a Roman fort. Today’s town was built around a Norman castle, guarding the River Wye, close to the border with England and Offa’s Dyke. The castle, built by William the… Continue reading Secret Monmouth