The final episode of this year’s Weatherman Walking airs this Friday, and I’m going for gold! This week, Derek, Matt and I are in the Fairbourne area and, after meeting Derek at the start of his walk, I head for the hills in search for stories about the Welsh Gold Rush. Derek finds out about […]
I felt right at home filming this week’s episode of Weatherman Walking – this week it is Deganwy to Llandudno! Tune in this Friday, BBC 1 Wales, 7.35pm, for the next episode of Weatherman Walking where Derek, Mo and I will be finding out more about one of my favourite areas on the Welsh coast. […]
This Sunday I had the huge honour of being a guest on the Lynn Bowles radio show on Radio Wales, along with Derek Brockway. Derek and I were asked for an interview to share some stories about the new season of Weatherman Walking, currently on every Friday evening on BBC 1 at 7.35pm, and now […]
The idea that Stonehenge’s bluestones – a number of stones making up one of the stone circles (yes, there is more than one!) – come from Pembrokeshire has been around for quite some time. But exactly where has been contested for just as long. In episode 2 of Weatherman Walking: The Welsh Coast Series 3, I speak to the person who solved this 5,500 year old mystery!
Join Poppy and I on our recent walk to Y Gop Hill, Trelawnyd, in our latest video. We spent a sunny afternoon visiting the Neolithic mound, which is not far from Prestatyn, Rhyl and St Asaph. The mound dates to the Neolithic period – the ‘New Stone Age’. In archaeology, the Stone Age is broken […]
I am so pleased to share that the new series of Weatherman Walking starts this Friday, 9th April. Filmed in 2020, not long after having Poppy, and with strict social distancing procedures, I present some fascinating features in three episodes of Weatherman Walking The Welsh Coast Series 3. You may also spot me in at […]
In this month’s Caerwys Chronicle you will find a short article by me! As well as all of the usual features, and some other special articles, I was delighted to be asked to contribute to this month’s edition of one of our local village’s very popular newspaper. Caerwys itself is a beautiful little place, with […]
Today marks International Women’s Day 2021, and to celebrate, Poppy and I headed out for a walk to discover more about a very special saint who once visited our home village. I’ve written a few posts about wonderful women in history before now (see idigarchaeology.co.uk/welsh-women, idigarchaeology.co.uk/gwenllian, and idigarchaeology.co.uk/women for example). Today, especially for International Women’s […]