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4 things i miss about pembrokeshire

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pembrokeshire is where i lived for (a touch more than) 8 years before i moved to cardiff. in may i’ll have lived in wales for 14 years. i can’t believe it! does that mean i’m an honorary welsh person? ;)

though i love living in cardiff now, and wouldn’t want to go back to living where i was before, there are a few things i miss about pembrokeshire, so i wanted to write a post about them rather than letting the thought pass completely. infact i’m going to split it into two, so this is part one.

  • the beaches

    oh, there are so many amazing, beautiful beaches in pembrokeshire! actual award winning ones. though i’m not the sunbathing type, nothing quite compares to spending some time in these spectacular areas. i’ve so many memories of just sitting on rocks/the sand/dunes etc listening to the waves and just ‘being’. there’s just so much to explore, and so many of the beaches i never got a chance to visit. it’s a slow ‘in progress’. if you’re a walker, the coastal path is a must do.

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be nice and be generous

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to “be nice and be generous” is something that i think is super important. people that have kindness and generosity at the core of their being are the ones that you want around through the good times and the bad times.

“Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.”
Henry James

i think as long as you are kind and generous to others (and yourself) to the best of your ability, you will reap the rewards in terms of friendship, love and some sense of fulfilment and purpose. and what’s better than that?
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reasons to be happy

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reasons to be happy

sometimes you need a little reminding of the little (or big) things that make you happy. and sometimes just looking at those things written down can make you feel better too, because you’re thinking in a more positive way.
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10 of my favourite albums

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10 of my favourite albums - including beach boys and todd rundgren

i love music. i’m pretty sure everyone loves music, though. i’ve never met a person that doesn’t like something. in a bit of a ‘getting to know me‘ exercise i wanted to share with you 10 of my favourite albums. these albums are the ones that get me through all the ups and downs in life or ones i just enjoy listening to for the sake of it. the ones i go to time and time again and never, ever tire of.
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