Category: Lifestyle

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Big Garden Birdwatch

We had an extra incentive to do the Big Garden Birdwatch this year: points for the Green Impact Scheme. The Green Impact Scheme is an NUS run scheme that the University take part in aimed at reducing waste, improving efficiency and general saving the planet. I mentioned it a while back when we did the...

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Busy Days at Work

It was a busy day for all of us yesterday. I started it with some work on the computer and then a nice 3x 12 minute sweetspot turbo trainer session courtesy of a TrainerRoad workout called Geiger. It was then the usual hectic half an hour of getting ready for work and school before we...

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Christmas Dinner Curry

It wouldn’t be Christmas without loads of leftovers and what better to do with them than make a Christmas Dinner Curry. I didn’t stop at the turkey either, in went the stuffing, in went the sprouts, even the pigs in blankets and some nice sausage meat and cranberry balls that we had. Any leftover veggies too....

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Christmas SUP Surf Session

The Christmas Holidays continue and we’ve almost lost track of which day it is, but I remembered it was Sunday so ended up having a fairly busy day cycling, swimming SUP Surfing, walking on the beach and indulging! The Usual Sunday Morning It started like any other Sunday morning for me, up early at 4:30am and...

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Boxing Day Swim

We’d been planning a Boxing Day Swim for weeks and as usual the list of people coming kept growing and growing – I was beginning to wonder if we’d have enough Christmas cake, mince pies and biscuits to go round as I’d invited everyone back here after the swim for warm drinks and cake to...

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A Walk around Ynyslas

It seems like ages since we’ve seen the sun, but it made a brief appearance here on Sunday so we went for as little walk around Ynyslas. Christmas Treats for the Bees I’d already been out for an early morning bike ride and a swim and then had come home, done loads of chores and had even...

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Santa Christmas Cake

Our Santa Christmas Cake is ready. Anna’s been busy playing in the band recently, concerts here, concerts there and various fund-raising sessions at Morrisons, so whilst she was out playing a concert to the Llanafan WI on what was a very wet Saturday afternoon, Morgan and I set about decorating our Christmas cake. I had...

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