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Garmin Fenix 6X Setup

My hand was forced last weekend when my trusty Garmin Fenix 3 finally stopped working. One of the buttons fell off and soon after it failed to start up. So, I had no choice but to upgrade to the Garmin Fenix 6X. I had been hoping to hang on for the release of the Garmin...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Llangennith to Llanmorlais

Coast Path Vital Stats Llangennith to Llanmorlais Distance: 17.27 miles Elevation Gain Today: 331m Highest Elevation: 64m Time: 3:25:08 Av. Pace: 12:03 mins/mile Calories: 1683 Totals to Date Total Distance: 799.50 miles Total Time: 148:04:43 Total Elevation Gain: 22999 Total Calories: 72890 Distance to go: 293 miles Yeah, 2 weeks in a row on the...

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What a Weekend

What a weekend that was! Evidenced in some part by the number of changes of outfit I had. I was up early and into shorts and T-shirt on Saturday morning. After coffee, breakfast and some playing of games on my phone the wind started to fill in so it was time to head to the...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Oxwich to Llangennith

Coast Path Vital Stats Oxwich to Llangennith Distance: 14.27 miles Elevation Gain Today: 483m Highest Elevation: 163m Time: 2:44:01 Av. Pace: 11:30 mins/mile Calories: 1482 Totals to Date Total Distance: 782.23 miles Total Time: 144:39:35 Total Elevation Gain: 22668 Total Calories: 71207 Distance to go: 310 miles Finally, another chance to write a blog post...

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Waiting for the Tide to Drop

Monday morning was lovely here. No wind, blue skies and with a backdrop of snow on the hills. It was only 3ºC when I headed out for a surf ski paddle. The tide was high and there was a short period, sloppy wave breaking on the pebbles. It was actually a little bigger than I...

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Easter Weekend Winds

That was a nice Easter Weekend. I had a bit of a sore back so took things easy, not much real training therefore but the odd windsurf, some surf skiing and some work in the garden too. Strong NE’s It started with Ivor, out katabatic wind doing his thing. That means crazy winds and mad...

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Mach Muffin for Breakfast

We’ve had another treat from the Michelin starred Ynyshir Hall restaurant. This time it was a ‘Mach Muffin’ breakfast takeaway! Mmm Mmm. This is the Ynyshir version of the McDonalds McMuffin, without the trip to Aberystwyth. It includes The ‘Mach Muffin’ Hash brown Mug of coffee or a juice We had planned to eat it...

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A New Front Garden

As mentioned in a previous post about garden makevovers, the diggers have been and gone. We have a new front garden! I usually do fencing and garden landscaping myself. However, there was quite a bit to do on the front garden. There would be lots of waste material to get rid of which would be...

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Summertime

It’s only going to be short-lived, but it was summertime here at Ynyslas today. It was pretty chilly to start with which was ideal as I had a run session to do. I therefore got that in before it warmed up. It was nothing too exciting, just a run towards Tre Ddol and back with...

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Sunny Spring Sailing

Just a few stills from a top notch windsurf session today. It may still be a little chilly but it was perfect for a sunny Spring sailing session. The forecast was for the wind to pick up later in the day. There was enough first thing and the sun was shining so I thought I’d...