Monthly Archives: August 2013

Out and about

The weather has continued to delight us all so this weekend seemed an ideal opportunity to do an early morning walk with the family up Brynarw. This is probably the closest walk from the house but it still commands breath-taking views of the Grwyne Fawr valley, with Sugar Loaf looming massive behind.    The total walking time was about 2.5 hours but …

Canoeing on the River Wye

It was about a 50 minute drive from Trout Cottage to get to Glasbury where we hired canoes for the day. A trip to Hay-on-Wye is about 5 miles down the river where you can leave the boats, pop into town and enjoy the delights of Hay. A further 5-ish miles will take you to the Boat Inn at Witney on Wye from where you can arrange a pick up from the canoe …

Too many carrots

Whether too little time or too many plants we always seem to have too many carrots. This year was no exception and all of a sudden I realised my early carrots were still in the ground. (This year I had sown Early Nantes 2 from Moles seeds-www.molesseeds.co.uk) Unfortunately some of them had split but that didn’t mean they had to be wasted. A little …
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