Palm Sunday bimble on the Black Mountains

Palm Sunday is known as The Flowers Sunday in Wales – Sul y Blodau (Phonetically – Seal urh blodye) – and it is a big thing. Tradionally it is the day we tend to loved ones graves and put flowers in rememberence and to honour them. Yesterday I did just that, honoured my grandparents, my […]

Set Lusting Bruce: A Bruce Springsteen Podcast

Winter comes and winter goes. Spring is trying to kick the dampness of the Welsh winter into touch and I am just dying to get out on a bike to have some fun again. I am giving myself a big fat ‘F’ for blogging this winter but I am back on the keyboard and writing […]

Dad and Mad

There aren’t many people who immediately impress with their politeness, friendliness, personality, talent and ambition which is a mile wide at its thinnest point; but when that spark of inspiration is still a youngster, you realise that you are waaaayyy later to the party than you first thought! Meet Mad from ‘Dad & Mad’ on […]

CODA

We took a trip to Gloucester Massachusetts yeterday, where the excellent films ‘The Perfect Storm’ and ‘CODA’ where filmed. The weather was bright, but chilly and the scenery was idyllic.  The film CODA is one of my all time favourites. The story is of a hugely talented singer, played excellently by Emilia Jones (the hugely […]

My folks were Superheroes

My parents were superheroes. Fact. They may not have worn capes or been able to fly but my parents were true blue superheroes. I certainly don’t think my recovery after the accident would have been as successful without their help. Sadly, my mam passed away seven years ago and my dad isn’t as strong and […]