Category: Lifestyle

Giving Anna a rest 1

Giving Anna a rest

We decided to give Anna a rest and a day off on her own at home yesterday. Morgan and I headed off complete with GPSr and picnic. First stop was Machynlleth where we stopped to find the Penyrallt geocache. It was in a nice location overlooking Machynlleth and the Dyfi valley. getting to it was...

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A very Welsh Week 2

A very Welsh Week

Today I came across a weblog entry from a family in Suffolk who have just had a holiday in Wales. So what? Loads of people holiday in Wales! Well, they do, but not as many as used to. Holidays to France, Spain, Portugal or even further afield can often be less expensive than a good...

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Scotland Day 9 – Ardnave Point and Windsurfing on Islay

Well, the final day of our holiday was here already. The weather was fairly non-descript so I headed off for a walk around Ardnave Point whilst Anna, Pat and Morgan went to the Port Charlotte Natural History Visitor Centre, which was apparently really good. It isn’t huge but is full of well thought out interactive...

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Scotland Day 7 – Windsurfing on Islay!

Today looked a little less inviting for most as far as the weather goes. Grey and a little windy, which is perfect for me so after dropping Anna, Morgan and pat off in Bowmore I headed back around to the northern shores of Loch Indaal and spent all day windsurfing. First there was just enough...

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Scotland Day 5 – Portnahaven, Loch Indaal and Finlaggan

Another decent day weather wise and we headed off to the end of the Rinns and Port Charlotte and Port Wemyss. Part of the plan was to see if we could get a fisherman to take us across to Orsay, but they were all already out at sea so we amused ourselves by wandering around...

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Scotland Day 3 – Arran to Islay

Day three of our holiday and it was goodbye to Mingulay B&B and a drive across Arran to Lochranza for a ick boat crossing to the Kintyre Peninsula. We stopped inLamlash bay for a quick geocache and again in Locranza next to the distillery for another geocache then it was straight ohnto to little ferry...

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Growing up quickly 0

Growing up quickly

You may think from the title of this post that it will be all about Morgan and how he is 2 already and growing up faster than you could imagine…. Well, it isn’t, it is all about me, me, me!! I’m sure it wasn’t that long ago that I was a student and not long...

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Ankle Deep in Gold 0

Ankle Deep in Gold

Sometimes my work as a website designer puts me in touch with all sorts of people, and today one of my tasks is to add a poem to website. Before doing so I listened to it and was pleasantly surprised, I’m not usually ‘into’ poetry but this was nice and it sums up ‘A simple...

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