Cwm Clydach

Cwm Clydach Walk

The forecast looked very good indeed for Sunday before last providing the perfect excuse to tackle a walk which has been on my ‘to-do’ list for far too long. Our planned route would be the Cwm Clydach walk, a nine mile circuit heading out along the Lower Clydach River before Read more…

Swanlake Bay

Manorbier and Swanlake Bay

Last weekend was significant for two very good reasons. Firstly it was dry for two straight days and, if you’ve picked yourself up off the floor and can take another shock, the sun even managed to shine consistently and at some length! I know, we couldn’t believe it either and Read more…

Lizard, Kenfig NNR

E is for Lizard?

Apparently so! I spotted this little chap sunning itself on an orienteering post along the haul road at Kenfig NNR, not a bad find if I do say so myself. Given the truncated length of its tail I would hazard a guess that life thus far has not been without Read more…

Slow Worm

Slow Worm along the Loughor

Walking along the upper Loughor last week we stumbled across this rather excellent Slow Worm soaking up some late evening rays. Judging from its slovenly nature I presume it had become chilled earlier in the day and was taking the opportunity to warm back up. Having posed perfectly we encouraged Read more…