Stormy Weather…

A few weeks ago, when the first floods hit, we were quietly gloating about how Pembrokeshire – at least our corner of it – always seems to escape the worst of the weather. Other corners of the UK get hit regularly. Cornwall seems to flood at the drop of a hat. And a friend featured Read More …

Walking the dog…

Out at Warren Farm, we’re happy to welcome any well-behaved dogs. And by well-behaved, we mean the simple things, like being human- & other dog-friendly; keeping the barking, whimpering & begging to a minimum; and not heading for the hills at the merest hint of an open gate. At Warren Farm, Wales Our dog, Jack, Read More …

Farm Tour – the Inglenook fireplace

It’s not only Pembrokeshire’s placenames that indicate its long history as an English colony. It’s also evident in some of our vernacular architecture. Pembrokeshire gets the full brunt of Atlantic storms. Locals have responded by adding slate shingles on exposed walls of houses. Many cottages have a concrete overcoat on slate roofs. The Flemish chimneys Read More …