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Cross Biking in the Hills of Mid West Wales

I like to do my best to fill the time between Christmas and New Year with activities and this year the weather seems to have been helping. Yesterday was cloudy and cold but dry at least. After checking the surf which was good I had to choose between surfing, cross biking, surf-skiing or something else....

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Christmas Day in The Cole Household

That was a lovely Christmas Day in the Cole household. The highlight being that we managed to successfully pull of the installation of a ground-level trampoline in the front garden and keep it a secret. Morgan was suitably impressed, surprised and delighted. Christmas Day Christmas Eve was the usual story with Morgan not being able...

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Family Get Together

We spent last weekend at my parents house in Gloucestershire for a Christmas family get together. Well, I say the weekend, but it was actually quite a quick visit. We headed down straight after work and school on Friday evening. Once there we had dinner at their house and then sat around chatting before heading off...

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Westonbirt Arboretum for the Day

Day 3 of our short break in the South West and we decided to head to Westonbirt Arboretum for a day out. We’ve been here before so headed off in a different direction this time, starting off with a crossing of what looked like a new aerial walkway into the treetops. Anna and Morgan were quite...

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A Day Trip to Bath

Day 2 of our short Break in the South West and we had a day trip to Bath planned. Once again we had a treasure hunt to follow and would be searching for Pokémon too. I went for my usual early morning stroll around the local lanes and then headed back to my parents house...

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What is wrong with people?

This part of Wales can be the perfect place to live at all times of the year and whatever the weather, but when the sun has been shining for a week or so, the temperatures are in the 20’s and there hasn’t been any rain it’s a paradise. Clear blue skies, gentle breezes and clear...

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Bank Holiday Activities

Dawn Chorus in the Dunes That was a good bank holiday. My usual early start but for a change I didn’t get up immediately but lay in bed listening to the dawn chorus. The blackbirds and sparrows were in good voice and they were soon joined by Skylark too. I’m sure there were robins and plenty...

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Caverns, Cascades and Caches – New Years Day in Hafod Estate

Happy New Year everyone, 2016 was upon us so we had to get out and do something, and we had to find a geocache so as to complete the “Goodbye 2015, Hello 2016” geocaching souvenir. Our target for the day was the Hafod Estate and several geocaches there. I would have liked to have gone...

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Marble Run

Well, building this marble run was a lot more complicated and took a lot longer than we had expected. All done now though and I did have a bit of help from Morgan! We just need a battery to see if we can get it working fully automatically now. Marble Run Every little bracket and...

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Dead Whale at Ynyslas

I’d already said that we’d have to get out for a family Boxing Day Walk, but encouraging Morgan to do so may not be easy. However, during my Boxing Day Swim I discovered from a dog walker that there was a dead whale washed up on the beach. A dead whale at Ynyslas? that should be...

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