Jo’s home in the hills of North Wales. “It might be beautiful, but it is unfortunately situated in one of the wettest parts of Britain, and the high rainfall brings its own special challenges as far as farming is concerned,” she says. “Looking on the bright side though, drought and dust are generally not problems we ever have to contend with!” The name of the house is Ty Mawr, “big house” in Welsh. When built (about 1890), it would have been a large dwelling compared to the cottages common at the time.
Courtesy Josephine Roberts