Tagged: Aberystwyth

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Archaeopteryx in Aberystwyth

Would you believe it, after all these years (150 million or so to be accurate!) Archaeopteryx is in Aberystwyth. Archaeopteryx, which had a 1m (3.2ft) wing span, is believed to be the link between prehistoric dinosaurs and the modern bird. It’s fossil, one of only 12 found is being displayed in the Old College from 14...

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Living it up in Aberystwyth Premier Inn

.Since they started building the new Premier Inn in Aberystwyth, Morgan has been wanting to spend the night there. Not wanting to disappoint we bought him and a friend a night there as a Christmas present. It was all booked for Friday evening. So, after work and school on Friday we popped home to get our overnight...

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Triple Treasure Hunting in Aberystwyth

Morgan and I tried some Triple Treasure Hunting in Aberystwyth on Tuesday. Triple Treasure Hunting Our Triple Treasure Hunting included Geocaching Pokémon Hunting Searching for Isaac Sweet Shop tokens Isaac Sweet Shop Tokens Isaac’s, the locally run sweet shop in Aberystwyth have hidden a whole load of tokens around town for the 12 days of...

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Mince Pies, Mulled Wine, Spectacles and Special Sweet Tokens in Aberystwyth

Yet more festive celebrations here in Aberystwyth. I work from home as a Freelance Website Designer on Monday’s and Tuesdays and then work at the Univeristy as a Lab Technician Wednesday to Friday. So,after seeing Anna and Morgan off to school and work on Monday morning, I did a whole load of chores around the...

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Christmas Charities Fete and Lantern Parade

Weekends are always busy for us and the past weekend was no exception. Saturday was packed full of Christmas festivities for the Scouts. Christmas Charities Fete It started with the annual Christmas charities fete in the Community Hall in Borth. The Scouts were running the Santa’s Grotto, the kitchen, a big raffle, the tombola, a...

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Love Aber Pumpkin

We may live and learn in an exceptional environment. We may love Aber and the surrounding area. Anna and I may both work at the University. However, I think using one of the Universities ‘Love Aber’ slogans and symbols for our Halloween pumpkin art is taking things just a little too far!

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Busy School Holidays – Windsurfing, Pokémon and a Courgette Glut

The lovely summer weather seems to have deserted us as usual for the school holidays. This is a shame really as I have loads of time off work thinks to the fact that I worked lots of overtime earlier in the year, so I’ve been at home with Morgan. We haven’t been put off by...

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Schools Concert

We had an entertaining evening at a Ceredigion schools concert in the Arts Centre in Aberystwyth last night. It was three concerts in one really. Windband Schools Concert First up was the Wind Band in which Morgan was playing. We even had to join in with some audience participation during the 1812 overture using paper...

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Happy 11th Birthday

Morgan’s birthday fell on a school day this year, so he’s not having his party until the weekend. We still went out for a birthday dinner with him though and he chose the funky pizza restaurant Baravin in Aberystwyth. We booked an early 5pm table and wandered along the prom beforehand. The new bandstand is...

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Busy Days at Work

It was a busy day for all of us yesterday. I started it with some work on the computer and then a nice 3x 12 minute sweetspot turbo trainer session courtesy of a TrainerRoad workout called Geiger. It was then the usual hectic half an hour of getting ready for work and school before we...

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