Portmeirion

08 Dec 18
A July Dreamer

Have you ever wanted to Explore North Wales, an area of Wales filled with immerse Natural Beauty? North Wales is a region of Wales is full of thrilling mountain views and gorgeous beaches. This region has an abundance of ancient culture and heritage wherever you turn. North Wales is filled with castles, impressive scenery and […]

07 Dec 18
A July Dreamer

Sir Clough Williams-Ellis is the visionary, designer and Welsh architect who built the Italian village of Portmeirion in North Wales. It took over 50 years (1925 to 1976) to build this exquisite Italian looking village on a naturally beautiful site. Today, Portmeirion in North Wales, attractions over 200,000 visitors a year and offers complimentary guided tours. Portmeiron […]

06 Dec 18
My 100 Year Old Home

Christmas is such a wonderful time for traditions and I love that our family has so many of them! My favorite tradition is our annual Christmas dinner and this year I am so excited to share our new Spode Christmas Tree Gold Collection!

02 Dec 18
New Penn Trucking

via Jayne Perry https://ift.tt/2Q9ssCz

02 Dec 18
New Penn Trucking

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02 Dec 18
Downunder Wanderings

After France we had a few days out to get our Motorhome serviced in The UK. We got to stay in a lovely hotel in Durham with an enormous bed and a bath, things that are absolute luxuries when you’ve been travelling for 5 months in a Motorhome. As Elddis is at the top of […]

01 Dec 18
Hasta La Wotnot

Not just one train, though. Dozens of them, in fact – from narrow-gauge steam through the Welsh countryside, and rack-and-pinion up the side of a volcano, to high-speed TGVs rocketing through France. We were leading one of Travel Directors’ famed tours again and were excited by all those train journeys, as well as finishing up […]

01 Dec 18
COMMUNITY NEWS

Spode Christmas Tree is an invitation to a charming table that becomes a family tradition as your collection and memories grow. Spode is well-known for its unique yet functional shapes in dinnerware. The Christmas Tree Cake Plate measures 11.5 inches and the metal server measures 10 inches in length.Great for home entertaining and holiday partiesGreat…

28 Nov 18
Alison Williams Design

For this project, I had to create a calligram of anything of my choice. I decided to choose Portmeirion as it was a place that I’ve been during my childhood. As I live so close to the place it reminded me of home. The words in the calligram describe what I feel about the place […]

28 Nov 18
Shoot from the Trip

Earlier this year we took a little road trip around some of the finer parts of North Wales. If you are a regular reader, you may be aware that I originate from that part of the world and am always looking for a reason to share some of the local delights with you. This in […]

28 Nov 18
cottages.com

You don’t need to head overseas to feel the heat on a winter holiday; our bubbling hot tubs offer the perfect way to feel wonderful warmth on a break. Sit out under the stars or enjoy amazing daytime views of some of the UK’s most naturally stunning scenery – a hot tub holiday in winter […]

27 Nov 18
Trials and Tribulations of a House Renovation

For those of you who have had the pleasure of reading my other Blog you will know that a few years back I entered the world of online dating and downloaded the famous Tinder App. As many would agree, this App is very useful in boosting your ego. With your matches increasing in number you […]

23 Nov 18
cottages.com

Welcome a wondrous 2019 with this selection of stunning New Year family getaways in the UK. There’s everything your family needs for an amazing festive adventure with glorious surrounds, incredible comfort and some wonderful quirky features! Can’t find what you’re looking for? Take a look at loads more family getaways for New Year on cottages.com. […]

22 Nov 18
Beer, Steam and Toasted Tea-cakes

It is a long time since I produced a blog – so here we have a trip to North Wales as part of my 70th birthday present. No toasted teacakes this time – nor any Welsh Cakes! 13th to 15th September 2018 The weekend sort of starts at Shrewsbury as it is easy to get a […]