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Stoned

Purely by coincidence, we visited King Arthur’s fabled Avalon on the 19th and then Stonehenge on the 20th, the two…

Tea for Two

A 6-mile nature walk around the city, into the hills and across fields beckoned me the second day of our…

A Good Bath

We met in the kitchen around 1 am for midnight snack intermission and spoke briefly about the next day’s itinerary.…

About Town

Workaway schedules are approximate at best, and are often in tune with the weather forecast rather than a calendar. Although…

Muck and Yuck

Or, Everything you always wanted to know about composting toilets (but we’re too afraid to ask). On a rare, partly…

As the Rain Falls

Wrapped in a woolen blanket, I’m hunkered down in my caravan after a morning and a half afternoon of sawing…

The Scythe Dance

Now that the bull had been safely returned, scythe practice could start in earnest. After a delicious porridge – my…

Blade and Bull

Still hunkered down, still wet, still writing. An hour before supper at 7, I decide getting a cuppa tea is…

Without a Pinch.

I slept soundly and deeply in my little cozy caravan, weighted by the cocoon of a comforter and two woolen…

Work away in Wales

I’m sitting in the guest caravan for workawayers with my feet up as if I were on holiday, but I’m…