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Our chicken Lwcus (lucky in Welsh) had had a bit of a lonely time recently - after 'losing' her friends 9one to a fox and the other to old age), she's been on her own for a couple of months as we couldn't locate any ex-battery chickens locally. She was spending a lot of time with us in the garden but we have now managed to find her some friends - a Speckeldy and a Bluebell. They have both settled ...

As accommodation owners we are also cleaners! Having sparkling clean accommodation is paramount but so is looking after our environment so here are our best tips.. 1/ Tea/Coffee stains Umpteen stains can be removed with lemon and salt - in particular a tea-stained sink and washing up bowl 2/ Dastardly water marks on the shower door This is an easy one - re-purpose your old shower puff and add a...

So you go for a nice evening walk; hear a blackbird making a huge warning call, look up and this is what you see!! Three little owlets sitting in a tree - on this occasion I had my phone so quickly snapped a picture. I also got a short video of them - it's posted on our facebook page @nantyronnentregaron

Very excited when we saw this in The Telegraph     Dog-friendly travels in the tranquil lands of Mid Wales   ‘New Zealander Sophie explores dog-friendly delights in the Mid Wales region, enjoying long, tranquil walks with stunning mountain views, local delicacies in cosy pubs and picturesque nature spots by lakes and coastline. There are also plenty of pet-friendly cottages dotted about Mid Wales...

At last it's getting warmer and the birds are visiting us. Today we had redpolls eating nyger seeds and arguing with the goldfinches and siskins as to who needs the most. We hadn't seen Repolls in the garden before and it took a bit of detective work with the bird books to identify them - we've also had linnets and they are pretty similar until you get your eye in!! We also had a Redstart hit our ...