Welsh language article- A very Welsh Christmas

John DaviesCulture

Lowri was worried that her son’s in-laws might be appalled by the huge size of her wine glasses this Christmas, but her fears were unfounded Sometime over the summer, while I wasn’t listening, it was decided that in Y Bwlch (casa ap Robert) Christmas should be held this year. Thanks, children. A lovely idea. For you. If it wasn’t for … Read More

Destination Ski

Heather Rowan-RobinsonSport, Travel

A ski holiday is something special, a week of freedom, fresh air and adventure where camaraderie and fun are par for the course. The thrill of mastering an exciting new skill combined with spectacular mountain scenery, roaring log fires and a cosy chalet to relax in sounds idyllic, and it is, in fact it’s addictive. If you fancy giving it … Read More

Christmas Cocktails

Restaurant James SommerinFood

White Christmas Mojito 1 lime 1 table spoon sugar 8 mint leaves white and coconut rum 1/4 cup canned coconut milk pomegranate arils for garnish Who says mojitos are only for warm-weather months? Mint is just as fitting a flavour for the Christmas season. 4 parts vodka to 2 parts Kahlúa 4 table spoons chocolate syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla pinch ground … Read More

Flavours of apple tart tatin

Restaurant James SommerinFood

James Sommerin, Restaurant James Sommerin James and his wife Louise invite you to dine with them for a Michelin star experience where you’ll taste only the best quality ingredients that are locally sourced where possible APPLE TART TATIN Place the sugar into a pan and bring to a caramel at 125°C. Add the butter and water. Bring back to the … Read More

Gingerbread house

Restaurant James SommerinFood

A home-based business in Penarth, providing the best cakes to Cardiff and the Vale. CARAMEL GLUE GINGERBREAD ASSEMBLY

New Years Resolutions

Will SummersWellbeing

The very first new years’ resolutions we recorded in the 1800’s, where Babylonians made their promises to the Gods at the start of each year, returning their borrowed objects and paying debts. These days resolutions take many different forms, and for some, are a great way to try something new. The PV team have compiled some ideas and tips to … Read More

Winter activities for the kids (and big kids too)

Party Fizz - Children's party and entertainmentColouring Corner, Community

LEGO SANTA’S SLEIGH From Smokey Joe the great grey owl to CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON Walking in Penarth’s winter wonderland this year is one of our top picks. The high-street will be transformed on Sunday 18 November into a festive bonanza of fun with face painting, reindeers, and an appearance from Santa this year! WINTER THEATRE Going to the theatre can … Read More

Where to visit in 2019

Heather Rowan-RobinsonTravel

Luxury: Peaceful five star Hotel Siglo is located in the historic fishing village of Siglufordur, Iceland’s most northerly settlement perched on the edge of a majestic fjord.  Rooms feature views of the harbour or mountains beyond, plus outdoor hot tubs. Mid Range: Saeluhus Akureyri has private hot tubs on the balcony- ideal for cosying up to watch the Northern Lights put … Read More