• Bodnant Garden in November

    It’s my first time. And I’m thrilled. I’ve never visited Bodnant Garden in November before so I’m so excited to have ticked this particular box. It’s easy to think of November as a bit of a dreary month. The late…

  • Bodnant Garden in October

    There’s nowhere I’d rather be than National Trust Bodnant Garden in October. Honestly it’s the most magical place. And if you’re a resident of Conwy country – lockdown rules apply – you should get yourself along there immediately. It’s just…

  • Shopping down Petticoat Lane

    There’s never been a better or more important time to shop local. Online is convenient for a lot of things, but sometimes you just need a good mooch round your favourite shops. And for me, that’s Petticoat Lane. Read to…

  • Bodnant Garden in September

    I set out this year with joyful intentions of visiting National Trust Bodnant Garden every month. To watch the seasonal changes, take lovely photos and write about it on the blog. We had lovely visits in January and February, but…

  • REVIEW | North Wales Print Fair

    North Wales Print Fair has come to Llandudno. Did you go? It’s a highlight in the Mostyn Gallery Events diary and it’s been in my planner ever since they announced it. 45 artisan printmakers. Drop in print workshops. A letterpress…

  • Travel Review | No 2 Ty Cerrig Cottage

    Cute holiday cottages have always been my thing. So imagine my joy when Mr Bond and I were invited to spend 2 nights at No 2 Ty Cerrig Cottage an idyllic North Wales cottage in the gorgeous village of Bryn…

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