Cymru am byth !
Today I made a Lemon Drizzle birthday cake for a friend who can't eat chocolate or cream cakes because of medical restrictions - there was
I went for a walk with Hovis at Fishguard the other day . We walked from the main harbour where the ferries sail from to
Hovis has pretty good hearing with those big ears and usually comes back at once when I call or whistle when he is loose on
I was sitting in my car the other day waiting for a heavy shower to pass and this little robin was on a gatepost a
One of the ponies on Plumstone moor must have been scratching on the fence and has left some mane or tail hairs behind . They
After a night of heavy rain the sun came out this morning. Hovis is heading off along Newgale beach.
Hovis loves his Elephant toy that came from Bizarreland - he killed the squeak ages ago but still likes to throw it about - and
On the beach yesterday morning - there is an oyster catcher flying above the waves too which I didn't see when I was taking photo
I could feel them watching me when I was hanging Hovis's bedding out to dry - two little siblings from one of the late litters
Two Shire Horses at the All Wales Ploughing Match yesterday . There were hundreds of tractors competing but also a few horse teams.
I took this after riding Ski the other morning, as I was leading her back to her stable. I think she has such lovely kind
Walking up our lane with Hovis the other morning about 7am - the sky was beautiful just before sunrise.
Hovis made a new friend on the beach this morning. He is an English Setter x Foxhound - I forgot to ask his owners what
My friend's ancient Shetland pony Quiz has had sore front feet so she has got him these smart leather boots and he is now happily
I made some of these individual blackberry jam sponge puddings yesterday - for the freezer . But I had to eat one just to test
Up on Plumstone moor - it looks and smells wonderful there now with all the gorse and heather in bloom and there are still lots
Sarah and I had a lovely ride the other day. She is riding Floss and I am on Ski. The weather continues to be wonderful
Hovis fast asleep on my sofa - he likes to be under a blanket and rearranges the chair covers to suit him !
I was walking on the cliffs on Saturday morning and there were lots of Canada geese flying overhead - they are so noisy!
We have had clear skies and good views of the big beautiful moon these last few nights!
We have had a couple of late litters of farmcat kittens this summer - this little one appeared a few days ago and I think
If the back pony had just lifted his head a bit behind the front one ,then it would have looked like one 8 legged pony
I have been picking wild blackberries and making jam yesterday and today - I just had some on hot buttered granary toast - yum!
We have had an explosion of Tortoiseshell butterflies this week - last week it was Peacocks ! The weather has been lovely and they are
The 3 day County show was held at Haverfordwest recently and I was there everyday ! Over 90,000 people attended over the 3 days. The first
I picked the first blackberries in our lane the other day and made a couple of blackberry crumbles. I froze one and ate the other
This enormous bird was part of a falconry and hawk display team at the County Show . He was a the biggest bird they had
Watching a show jumping class today , Its been another lovely sunny exhausting day walking round the County Show but lots of fun, Tomorrow I'm
Its the Pembrokeshire 3 day County show this week and I will be there every day. Its one of the biggest shows in Wales and
This little girl had just won her class leading her pony in hand - the pony is wearing her red rosette for first place and
It was our local village horse and dog show yesterday - and these two were entries in the side saddle class . It looks so
My friend Pat's horse Canela has seen something interesting outside her stable.
These beautiful little butterflies are called Common Blues - but these are the first ones I have seen this year so they're not very common!
I always throw a chicken carcass out for the farm cats when I have finished with it and its a bit of a free for
I caught this pony with all 4 hooves off the ground as he cantered across the moor this afternoon.
Recently a flm crew have been in the Pembrokeshire village of Solva, filming a new version of Dylan Thomas's Under Milkwood. I spent a day
The farmer where I live collects and restores vintage tractors - he has a huge shed full and we get visitors coming from all over
On newgale beach early this morning. I think it was made yesterday but as its above the high waterline it was still more or less intact.
Very obliging dragonfly posed for lots of photos yesterday evening! Please view full size!
Walking in the fields near home this morning and they were all blowing in the breeze .
It was so hot a couple of days ago I decided to give Hovis a bath to freshen him up - he is NOT keen
At last there are lots of butterflies about - and I can't resist photographing them - so here is yet another butterfly shot!
This girl was enjoying a paddle in the sea at Newgale about 9am this morning . The sea is a lovely temperature now - not
This Green Veined White butterfly was having a happy time on a large patch of daisies and didn't mind me taking close up photos!
I was beginning to think I wasn't going to get any Peacock Butterflies on my Buddleia bush this year - but one appeared this afternoon
I was trying to take a picture of this bee on the thistle flower but it flew off just as I pressed the button! I'm
Last week when I posted 2 butterflies mating someone said it was butterfly porn - so today i am posting bug porn! Not sure what
The tide was coming in fast the other day when we were on the beach - Hovis got caught out !
Through my car windscreen. I had to get out and shoo them off the road up to Plumstone rock. I don't know why they do
I managed several shots of this lovely tortoiseshell butterfly yesterday evening about 8.30 . I find that's the best time to catch them staying still
We went to a little local horse and dog show on Sunday afternoon and had a nice few hours wandering round watching all the different
My friend Sue throwing frisbee and ball for her lovely greyhounds Elgar and Hebe , on Newgale beach this morning.
These two tortoiseshells flew past me and landed in the grass to do the deed!
We went back to my friend's house for coffee after a beach walk this morning - and Hovis jumped up on to the clown's couch
We have some very cute kittens appearing now - this one is in the same litter as the little black and white kitten I posted
This little kitty is one of the first to come and join the big cats when I feed them twice a day . He/she is
There were two of these lovely dogs on the beach this morning - some sort of European Sheepdog breed I think. Hovis was so busy
On the beach this morning - another beautiful sunny breezy day. He had just come in to land but it wasn't a brilliant landing and he
These pretty little flowers are growing all over one of the fields I regularly walk in with Hovis.
Out on the cliffs near Solva. The weather has been lovely for the last week or so - warm and sunny but with a nice
This one of the bulls on the farm where I live. He is a Limousin and has a good life out in the fields for
Pictures taken over 6 weeks since the 2 heron chicks hatched on May 1st to flying about near their nest on Jun 14th.
Walking on the cliffs near Solva this afternoon - I love my home county - and never get tired of the beautiful unspoilt coast
I saw this male pheasant walking along the side of the road as I drove to the beach - so I opened car window and
I spent ages stalking this beautiful dragonfly this afternoon - its the first time I have managed to photograph one of this type of dragonfly. Please
Both young herons were on the nest this morning but I think this was probably the last time I will see them as they are
I spent ages stroking and petting this lovely grey pony yesterday - she was standing by my car when we got back from a walk
I saw this bird yesterday while walking on the moor and it posed for several photos. I didn't have a clue what it was but
Poor Hovis - Tilly the terrier - or Tilly the terrorist as we call her - strikes again ! Hovis is very patient with her
I saw this large beetle when I was walking on the cliffs recently. I didn't know what it was but thanks to Google I discovered
In the spring these little birds do a fantatic parachute flying display swooping and hovering while singing loudly - I was lucky to get one
I was sitting in my car talking on the phone, after a walk on Plumstone moors - when I suddenly felt someone watching me through
They grow amazingly fast ! They were just little balls of fluff a couple of weeks ago .
Hovis and I had a lovely long walk on the cliffs this morning and I took a lot of photos so thought a a blog
I went to the woods by the river today and got lots of shots of damselflies . I love to see them with their beautiful
Yesterday I went to the woods hoping I would be able to see into the heron's nest without her sitting on it - and she
Yesterday afternoon just after the rain stopped. I think this moth is called a Silverground Carpet Moth - but there are 1000's of species in the
I suppose you're going to get wet anyway so it doesn't really matter if it's raining!
Raindrops on Queen Anne's Lace at 7am in our lane yesterday morning . The sun was just appearing after a night of rain.
I was pleased to see that the heron has hatched her eggs when I went for a walk in the woods a couple of days
After we had been out for a ride yesterday, Welsh Cob Floss had a roll in the schooling arena .
in our lane this afternoon . The sun came out after a rainy morning and there were bees everywhere .
This buzzard posed for me on my walk this morning and I took several photos of it. At first I thought it was a fledgling
We have had a few sunny days- Friday Saturday and Sunday - unfortunately today its back to wind and rain again ! If the sun is
The last couple of days have been beautiful ! After a very wet and windy January and February things are finally improving and everywhere there
Well I haven't been able to post photos AGAIN since Friday - either as a single photo or in a blog - this keeps happening
I am fed up with Buzznet not working for me most of the time ! Again today I cannot post a photo and I can't
As I have so many problems posting single photos on Buzznet recently, I thought I would try a blog and use some of the many
Sorry I have not been commenting for a few days - got rushed into hospital on Saturday night as an emergency - I was in
Last weekend in the wind and rain a whole bunch of mad people including my daughter Ali took part in the Mud Run ! You can
I have been unable to post single photos for the last 2 days so thought I would try a blog instead. I went to town to