Explore Anglesey Series | Beaumaris
The prettiest town on Anglesey? Beaumaris is a strong contender. Get ready for pastel-coloured terraces, a mighty medieval castle & soaring mountain views.
THE YEAR OF LEGEND 2017
Vist Wales have chosen 2017 to be the Year of Legend. Wales is steeped in legends, both past and present and none show this more than the tales on the Mabinogion… The tales of the Mabinogion are over 1000 years old, they are the first reference to King Arthur and the earliest recorded British prose. It wasn’t until the 14th century that they were penned to paper; the origins being based upon story telling. They not only told tales of love, betrayal, mythology, politics and magical fantasies, but they promoted friendship and a code of moral conduct passed down from generation to generation. The 11 original tales have been compiled into 4 sections known as branches named: Pwyll, Branwen, Manawydan and Math. Whilst the stories are bizzare, psychedelic and complicated, the key parts for each branch go something like this… PWYLL, PRINCE OF DYFED Pwyll, whilst sitting on a mound which he has been told…
New Year Resolutions
New Year resolutions usually involve reflecting upon self-improvement; do more exercise, spend more time with the kids, lose weight, be more sociable….the list goes on. Sadly however 88% of us will fail…. and the reasons why?….35% of us set unrealistic goals, 33% don’t keep track, 23% forget about them and 1 in 10 made too many. Not a good outlook, however there are ways to increase your chances of success: Focus on 1 or 2 key goals in stead of a big list – when one resolution falls by the wayside, the others usually follow suit. Make your resolutions public – you are more likely to succeed if others are watching what you’re doing! Be specific about what you want to achieve and by when i.e loose 10lbs by April vs loose weight Monitor your progress with mini goals along the way Prepare for your resolution i.e put a plan in place on how you are…