Category: Stand Up Paddle Boarding

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Business as Usual

It’s been quiet here recently. Nothing to blog about really. We’ve all had some sort of lurgy to one extent or another. It completely wiped me out for a few days and of course stopped me training. Anna and Morgan have had it it too, just not quite so bad. Beekeeping I’m gradually getting back...

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GoPro Mounting Accessories

If you haven’t already noticed, I had a new GoPro Hero 4 Silver for Christmas, complete with lots of GoPro mounting accessories. I also had plenty of GoPro mounting accessories leftover from my previous GoPro camera. What I didn’t have was somewhere to keep them all, but Morgan had a nice silver carry case that...

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Christmas SUP Surf Session

The Christmas Holidays continue and we’ve almost lost track of which day it is, but I remembered it was Sunday so ended up having a fairly busy day cycling, swimming SUP Surfing, walking on the beach and indulging! The Usual Sunday Morning It started like any other Sunday morning for me, up early at 4:30am and...

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Bass Fishing in Borth

Well, my first attempt at bass fishing in Borth turned out well.. Despite having a sore throat and the beginnings of a cold I started Saturday with an indoor turbo trainer ride and a run around the golf course and along the Leri. Then after a few chores I baked some egg custard tarts courtesy...

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Fantastic Fish Feast

More interesting Internet ‘illiteration’ as the sea keeps giving. After a week of sensational submarine swims in Aberystwyth, it was time for some fabulous fishy fun at the weekend. The clear starry skies that we enjoyed on Friday evening whilst playing in the dunes at Ynyslas with the Scouts had gone and our watery West Wales...

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Fun in the Sun

Another fun day in the sun for us yesterday here in glorious Mid Wales. A usual early start for me to get some work done and then off to work for Anna as well. Meanwhile Morgan and I headed into Borth with the Stand-up Paddleboard and our snorkelling kit. Conditions were perfect, the air temperature...

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Family Days Out

As I think I’ve already mentioned, rather than having a proper family holiday this year Anna and I are taking several days here and there off work so that we can have lots of long weekends. Last weekend was just such a weekend and we were heading towards Bristol for a large ‘Cole Family Picnic’. Friday started...

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A Sunny Afternoon on the Beach

After a couple of FTF’s on nearby geocaches, Anna had to head into Aberystwyth to play her cornet with the Aberystwyth Silver Band at the Carnival. The sun had come out so Morgan and I loaded up the car and headed to the estuary to play on the beach. After a bit of an adventure...

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Estuary Adventure

I had a fun little estuary adventure on Wednesday. My day started with an early morning swim from South beach in Aberystwyth out around Castle Point and back onto North beach with Graham, Helen, Richard, Mike and Victoria. I do think I picked the wrong activity though because as I left the house to drive...

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Heatwave!

It may only have been 1 day so far with temperatures in the high 20’s but that constitutes a heatwave in these parts! 27.4ºC was the maximum recorded here yesterday, but you only had to go about a mile inland and it was up into the low 30’s. A perfect day for some pressure washing...

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SUP Surfing with the Garmin Fenix 3

I managed to squeeze in a nice little SUP Surfing session on Monday and decided to try out the Surf Tracker app on my Garmin Fenix 3. The conditions were nice, a gentle SW breeze and 2 foot surf rolling into the beach at Ynyslas. The sun was shining, the temperature was almost 20ºC but...

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A Family Stand-up Paddle Board Session

With summer in full swing and what looked like the best day of the week weather-wise it seemed a shame to work all day while the sun was shining so Anna and I arranged to finish at 3pm collect Morgan from school and then head to the beach. It would have been nice to go...

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