Category: Family

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Posts all about what we get up to as a ‘down-shifted’ family living a ‘Simple Life of Luxury’ in West Wales. From family gatherings to family days out and much more.

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Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Cyprus

I think Morgan and I spent more time snorkeling whilst on Holiday in Cyprus than we did anything else. Anna did some snorkelling with us too. The water was warm and the most comfortable place to be. The sea was clear and although there wasn’t huge amounts of life there was plenty to see. We...

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Holiday to Cyprus

We’ve not long got back from a lovely family holiday to Cyprus. Our first proper foreign family holiday since we all went to New Zealand back in 2012. Rather than go through each day one by one in my usual fashion I’ll write a quick synopsis here and then add some separate blog posts about...

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Athena’s Christening

Well, after the sad news about Luna following our return from a busy week, it’s time to tell you what we were up to whilst away. Somehow, the whole trip crept up us on a little quicker than expected and we weren’t feeling ready to go away. The camper was therefore quickly packed. It had...

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Saturday Night Feast at River Cottage HQ

Anna really enjoyed her Cheese-making course at River Cottage HQ a couple of years ago. So much so that I decided to buy her another trip there as a Christmas Present. It was a Christmas present that benefitted me as well as she wouldn’t want to go on her own, so I’d just have to...

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Media Appearances

Anna and I have been cropping up all over the place recently. First Anna was playing her cornet to a herd of cows for a documentary about ‘the secret life of farm animals’. This aired on BBC4 to start with but soon made it’s way to BBC1 so she’s been on the TV a few...

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New Year’s Day Walk

Yeah, we hadn’t seen the sun for ages, but it finally came out on New Year’s Day. Perfect or a family walk around the dunes. Although, I think everyone else in the world had come to Ynyslas for the day as well which was a bit of a shock to the system. We’ve had the...

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The Lines of Ynyslas

After a nice little surf in my Surf Ski on New years Eve, Anna and I went for a walk. We walked along the top of the beach between the pebbles and the golf course. There seems to be long lines wherever we looked. Across the railway line to where the bird hide used to...

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