Now back into the fray after a quiet weekend away with my family in Wales to recharge a frazzled battery, I thought I would share some of our photographs of this pretty corner of Camarthenshire.
The remnants of Storm Stella washed over the UK, so it was more bracing than balmy; but beautiful nonetheless. In fact, I don't think you can absorb the full romantic, poetic vibe of this ancient landscape unless it's wet and misty...
Taken on the battlements at Kidwelly Castle.
We stayed in Laugharne, famous for being only one of two towns in the UK that is still part of a medieval corporation established in 1291 by the Marcher Lord, Guy de Brian. The City of London Corporation is the other existing Corporation.
Looking out across the estuary of the River Tâf, with the same view as its favourite son, poet Dylan Thomas.
We donned our warm jumpers and boots, and had a leisurely wander round, walking past the Norman Castle (left in ruins by Cromwell during the English Civil War), on the way to see Dylan Thomas's Boat House and the writing shed that had inspired some of his best loved poems.
Inside the writing shed - just as Dylan Thomas left it.
In light of World Poetry Day...