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October 2018

Cymraeg family feature nature poetry

National Poetry Day

October 4, 2018

  As it’s #nationalpoetryday today here’s a piece commissioned for National Poetry Day’s Free The Word Project earlier this year. BBC Radio Wales listeners called in with a word they felt best reflected Wales. I got to choose my favourite word from these and write a poem on it. I chose ‘cwtch’, for my grandson Arthur ❤️. …. ADDED NOTE: I realise I’ve written on the PDF that this was ‘on’ National Poetry Day, when it should say ‘for’ National…

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Europe feature food vanlife

Autumnal butternut squash stew in Austria

October 2, 2018

We recently spent the day driving through Austria and oh my! It’s so beautiful. The mountains sing, and the sun is bright, but the chill air inspired me to make something warm, filling and autumnal. So this is butternut squash and pearl barley stew with walnut bread croutons. It is so delicious, vegan, and can be made in one pan (although frying the croutons does make it two).   Ingredients (feeds 4 – or does us for two meals): 1x…

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