Recipes I once posted

Lockdown meals need to be quick, comforting and tasty. Here are a few recipes I’ve posted on Instagram over the past year. Wild garlic pesto is on everyone’s feeds at the moment and it’s growing in abundance in my local woods. If you’re lucky enough to pass some on your daily walk, do pick some […]

Dreaming of a green Christmas?

‘Tis the season to be jolly, especially with a luxury vegan hamper from Discover Delicious Wales. This Black Friday, why not buy Welsh and help a good cause at the same time? Eat, drink and be merry the cruelty free way with this beautiful gift box containing award-winning Welsh vegan produce carefully selected by the Welsh Luxury Hamper Company. […]


Last time I wrote a blog post, I’d actually never heard of coronavirus. That was in December when the virus was starting to spread in China – and now the whole world is in lockdown. Things have slowed down in every aspect of our lives and we can no longer travel to the office, pop […]

Blue Christmas

And just like that, it’s winter. Christmas is three weeks away, we’re about to have our third general election in five years, and we’re hurtling towards the end of a decade – and our membership of the European Union. I’m tentatively tiptoeing into the festive period and, as is often the case for me at […]

Autumn sweater

We haven’t heard the last swansong of summer just yet, but there’s definitely a chill in the air. Last week, I wore a jumper for the first time in months, and I was almost tempted to put the heating on. The nights may be drawing in, but the sun’s still shining. It’s not quite the weather […]

Chocolate banana bread

It definitely feels like the start of the school term. It’s back to business as usual and summer will soon feel like a lifetime ago (I write this on a grey and drizzly evening). It’s also a time of new beginnings: my nephew is off to sixth form college and my stepdaughter (I hate that […]

Blackberry picking

The last time I posted a recipe on here back in May, it was asparagus season and summer was on the way. As I write this, it’s 1 September, what I think of as the first day of autumn, although summer apparently lasts until 23 September. It’s a beautiful day and the sun is shining, […]

Pembrokeshire Street Food Festival

Next weekend sees Pembrokeshire Street Food Festival (14-16 June) return to Tenby for another year, and I for one can’t wait. There’s something to suit everyone’s tastes – from ​grilled cheese sandwiches​ to ​scrumptious pakoras​ and deliciousice cream​.And if you don’t eat meat, dairy or eggs, you can still enjoy a variety of delicious dishes. […]