Monthly Archive: September 2018

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Terrific Tryfan

After failed attempts at the summit of Tryfan, most notably for my birthday in 2015, I finally made it to the top on Saturday. The Last time I attempted Tryfan the weather was the worst I’ve ever seen it in Snowdonia. That’s saying something too as Snowdonia isn’t renowned for it’s sunny climes. It was as wet as...

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Saying Hello 1

When Millie came to stay

As a favour for a friend we did some dog sitting. We wondered what the cats would think and I wondered if this might encourage Morgan to get out in the great outdoors. The cats didn’t seem bothered at all. We had a plan to keep dog and cats separate at different ends of the...

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Spicery Meals and Garden Gluts

I haven’t posted about our Spicery meals for a while but they are still as delicious as ever. The Spicery The Spicery is a little different to the other meal boxes we get from the likes of Gousto, Hello Fresh and the latest one we’ve tried ‘MyCook Box. Rather than providing us with all the ingredients...

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Harvest Time

I guess it is harvest festival time. Despite not spending too much time working in the garden this summer it is producing well at the moment. The courgettes are still fattening up and providing us with a steady supply. There are tomatoes galore, and even some corn on the cob. Plenty of rhubarb for rhubarb crumbles...

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Autumnal Surf Ski

After a summer of flat water, small waves and nice warm temperatures it was good to get out for a surf ski in some slightly more intimidating conditions. 3 foot messy surf left over from storm Bronagh and enough of a southerly wind to kick up some chop. It wasn’t warm out there either. The...

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Welsh Cyclocross 2018 Round 1 – Llanishen

I had something of a re-run of this weekend, doing pretty much the same as I did last year. A Thursday evening drive to my parents house, a Friday morning drive to Bude. A Friday afternoon ride around the Bude Quad cycle course and a night in the camper. Saturday was time for the Bude Awesome...

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