Blog Tour #GuestPost from Richard Williams #author of Mostyn Thomas and the Big Rave @Graffeg_books #DebutNovel

I’m delighted to be joining the blog tour for Mostyn Thomas and the Big Rave, and sharing a guest post from Richard Williams... Time and Space in the Writing Process I think it’s always good to deliberate the impact of ‘distance’ (time and space) and its benefits in enabling a story (particularly those based on … Continue reading Blog Tour #GuestPost from Richard Williams #author of Mostyn Thomas and the Big Rave @Graffeg_books #DebutNovel

Reaching the Top of the world (or so it seemed) ~ Dinas Bran #Photography

I made it. Hubs excused himself three quarters of the way up. Apparently Finn needed a rest!? After the hike to the base of the hill the path winds back and forth up to the castle. The last stretch...and it was definitely worth the climb. The ruins are amazing And the views are breathtaking   … Continue reading Reaching the Top of the world (or so it seemed) ~ Dinas Bran #Photography

A Sunny Day Hike up the hill to Castell Dinas Bran (or Crow Castle in English) #Photography

A couple of months ago we attempted the very steep climb up to the ruined castle. Dinas Bran towers above Llangollen and the Dee Valley in a spectacular setting that offers panoramic views from all sides. The views on the way up are beautiful. There were several stops to catch our breath and admire the scenery. I was assured … Continue reading A Sunny Day Hike up the hill to Castell Dinas Bran (or Crow Castle in English) #Photography

Plas Mawr ~ #Historic House in Conwy #Elizabethan #Photography #Ghosts

I hadn’t gone out with the intention of taking photographs, so didn’t have my camera. This was too good an opportunity to miss though, so out came the phone. Plas Mawr was thought to be the finest town house of the Elizabethan period in Britain.  The owner, Robert Wynn, was a prosperous merchant who loved … Continue reading Plas Mawr ~ #Historic House in Conwy #Elizabethan #Photography #Ghosts

Penrhyn Castle ~ Part 1 ~ The Building #Photography

Penrhyn Castle, or country house as it was, is situated between the Menai Strait and Snowdonia and was built in the early 1800s on the site of, and incorporating parts of the original medieval fortified manor house and a later reconstruction. Thomas Hopper was the famous 19th century architect, well known for his unusual and … Continue reading Penrhyn Castle ~ Part 1 ~ The Building #Photography