Author: Alan Cole

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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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Birthday on the Beach

Amazing, I managed to get the 14 year old Morgan off his xBox and out onto the beach briefly, despite the fact that it was his birthday! The temperature hit 18.7ºC here today, crazy temperatures for February. I was at home with Morgan so after some work jumped on the Turbo Trainer for a tough...

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Remember, it’s only February

I think that is probably the first time that I’ve ever mowed the lawn in February. The mild temperatures we’ve been having lately – it reached 17.8ºC on Friday – make it feel as though it’s much later in the year than that already. The garden seems to think so as well. It was in...

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Photos from the Beach

We haven’t been up to a huge amount lately so there’s been little to blog about. There are however always photos from the beach. The beach after all has a new story of its own every day, so here are a few from today. And here are a couple for the Welsh rugby fans too...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Newport to Cardiff

Coast Path Vital Stats Newport to Cardiff Distance: 16.04 miles Elevation Gain Today: 68m Highest Elevation: 14m Time: 2:29:57 Av. Pace: 9:21 mins/mile Calories: 1324 Totals to Date Total Distance: 679 miles Total Time: 126:19:16 Total Elevation Gain: 20586 Total Calories: 62076 Distance to go: 411 miles Today’s coast path run was a Tale of Two...

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Sheep vs Bees

After my post about the weekend and all the things that had gone wrong, I thought I’d better balance it out with some other things today. First an update on the sheep invasion. The measures I put in place to keep them out didn’t last long. They were soon back destroying everything and have now...

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