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Stormy Seas

That was a quite a session. Rigged my 4.5m sail and little wave board but the conditions looked a little intimidating out there with some big messy surf, strong buffeting winds and driving rain. There wasn’t great visibility either with a dirty, brownish grey sky. On the water there was white-water everywhere and no sign...

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An Active Tuesday

That turned out to be a good day. After missing out on some fun yesterday as I was busy with work and other appointments I made up for it today. I was toying with the idea of continuing my Coast Path run but the weather didn’t look like much fun for most of the day...

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New Windsurf Transportation

After some catastrophic transport failure at the weekend it was time to splash out on a new vehicle to get my windsurfing kit to the beach. And look what a beauty I got! It’s ‘Lamborghini Yellow’ for a start. Handling should be great thanks to the dual-density moulded grips and with 110ltr capacity it should...

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A Windy Weekend

Things were looking good for the weekend with plenty of wind forecast. I was hoping to get out windsurfing as well as get some swim, bike and run training in. As usual I was up early and the wind was indeed howling. It was also pouring with rain and didn’t look exactly ‘nice’ out there...

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An Afternoon Windsurf

After a nice surf ski paddle in the morning it was back home for pancakes and to see off the horde of 14 year old boys that had been sleeping over for Morgan’s Birthday. There was plenty of pizza leftover from their party and of course sweets and cakes so that had to be finished...

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Getting the Kids Out the House (Without Bribery)

Games consoles and computer games are all the rage these days, popular with adults and children alike, they can provide hours of joy, help people stay social and even create new communities of individuals who play together regularly. Unfortunately, they tend to grab the attention of children and you’ll find many a parent having a...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Cardiff to Rhoose

Coast Path Vital Stats Cardiff to Rhoose Distance: 20.46 miles Elevation Gain Today: 405m Highest Elevation: 75m Time: 3:21:26 Av. Pace: 9:51 mins/mile Calories: 1641 Totals to Date Total Distance: 699 miles Total Time: 129:40:42 Total Elevation Gain: 20991 Total Calories: 63717/li> Distance to go: 391 miles What a day for a Coast Path run. I’...

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