Miffa Chan


More Wales – Swansea and Tenby
October 1, 2012, 11:46 am
Filed under: country living, hotels, Travel, united kingdom, Wales

During our stay in UK we decided to optimize transportation and thus we were in a place that is well known for being just in the middle of all the routes.
London, Southwest, Southeast, North, The Midlands, all these places are around 2 hundred something miles away from our place.
Driving in UK is not a pleasant activity, lot of cars, road works, bad weather, lot of detours, traffic cameras…

The above means that two hundred and something miles are almost four hundred kilometres and four to five hours to arrive your destination. 

We were forced to split our Welsh -one day express trip- into a -two days explorer expedition- in order to visit a decent place that would pay for the time and gas used.
Forget anything you have heard about Swansea, just don’t stop there and move North towards Tenby and around.

Above: Swansea’s beach at low tide

Above: Our place at Tenby’s – a nice old hotel built
 on the site of an ancient monastery

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South Wales – Crómlechs
September 8, 2012, 11:59 am
Filed under: Beaches, country living, England, Travel

During our first days spent in UK we decided to visit Wales. Driving in this part of Great Britain is a nightmare of Motorways, multiple lanes roads, lot of traffic, stupid roundabouts, but while arriving Wales is just a nightmare maze, plenty of narrow roads where a crash is behind almost any curve.

Father Bunny loves to drive on the wrong side of the road, so he swalloved almost 600 miles in two days with a smiling face.

On Sunday, our Car Navigation System told us we were about five hours far from home, but despite time of the day we decided to seek for a Crómlech* near Trefin.

No one knew about it, so we spent two hours and walked 3 miles along the Welsh coastline to spot it.

When we decided to return, and when Father Bunny was totally pissed off, he founded it right in from of us.

It’s located inside a sheep farm!!!!! Why they don’t just place a sign?

May be they don’t like visitors

*Cromlech is a Brythonic word (Breton/Welsh) used to describe prehistoric megalithicstructures, where crom means “bent” or “curved” and llech means “slab” or “flagstone“.[1] The term is now virtually obsolete in archaeology, but remains in use as a colloquial term for two different types of megalithic monument.

In English it usually refers to dolmens, the remains of prehistoric stone chamber tombs.[2] However, it is widely used in French and Spanish to describe stone circles. Confusingly, some English-speaking archaeologists, such as Aubrey Burl, use this second meaning for cromlech in English too.[3]


Miffa has just bought a farm!
April 3, 2012, 9:33 am
Filed under: country living, England, farms, Travel, united kingdom
Well, not really, she is dealing about prices and payment, but she is confident in getting a nice price and a long term loan with the HBSC.

It’s located just twenty miles North of London, and it has the perfect size, rather small!! They breed rabbits, pigs, goats, sheeps, Guine pigs and other small animals. They even have a Llama!


But Miffa will need to invest a lot in infrastructures, because the location and the machinery is in bad shape.
 The Village has nice houses
 Mike’s favourites

a week old piglets