Here’s the third installment in my *Postcards from the Plot* series. One of the reasons for my Twitter retreat is that over the Summer I am working on a new project which in part is connected with places to inspire well-being. So I am taking you from the newly created wildflower meadows of East London down the M4 to West Wales, my old stomping ground.
Castell Henllys is a recreated Iron Age hillfort, built atop an excavated site which dates back nearly 2, 500 years. Nestled deep in the Pembrokeshie National Park, it’s the perfect place to relax and forget the hassles of modern living. There are 30 acres of wildlife – rich woods and water meadows, a granary, four roundhouses and an Iron Age herb garden.
Switch off your mobile phone and sit by the fire in the one of the roundhouses for half an hour. It’s food for the soul. There’s never a crowd around. That’s one of the beauties of the place. Then go home and try to recreate the moment from time to time. No technology. Just you and your loved ones sitting round a fire, watching the world go by.