Category: Lifestyle

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The Joys of Freelance Website Design

Regular readers of this blog will know that one of the key factors that allow me to live a ‘Simple Life of Luxury‘ is the fact that I chose to turn my back on my geology training and become a freelance website designer. I guess there was never a conscious decision to become a website...

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Holiday Planning

It’s time we planned a family holiday. We were thinking of going to Spain and staying at a friends villa in Estepona. I built the website for the villa so would get a little discount on the cost of staying there. but for some reason Spain never really got us that excited. Of course it...

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Boxes at the ready

As usual when I get a little project into my head I go a little OTT. If you hadn’t noticed my ‘project’ lately has been geocaching. Every chance I get I’m either looking up caches on geocaching.com or out there in the hills searching for little plastic boxes or chasing that FTF (First to Find)!...

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A successful hunt

The date was set, Sunday Dec 17th 2006, location: Brockley Coombe, Fountain Forestry, weapons and silly hats at the ready, the annual Christmas tree hunt was on: Preparation is of course the key to a successful hunt so the first task was to get the whole family suited and booted. It was then off deep...

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Another busy weekend

I’ve had another busy weekend, whilst Anna, Morgan and Pat sheltered from the worst of the weather at home. Saturday was certainlly windy and rainy at times, and Steve nad I had a good days windsurfing here at Ynyslas. As Anna’s mum (Pat) is here, we then made the most of the opportunity of some...

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Rural Wales – The Utilities 1

Rural Wales – The Utilities

I’m sure I must have mentioned this elsewhere before, but one of the downsides to living here on the edge of Wales is the quality of the utility services. Don’t get me wrong I wouldn’t live anywhere else and the problems and shortfalls we face are a small price to pay. We don’t really live...

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Tumble driers, electrics and parents 0

Tumble driers, electrics and parents

It’s been a busy week here in our simple life of luxury.. We decided as winter was approaching to add to the luxury and splash out on a tumble drier. We of course bought the only ‘A’-rated model available which apparently uses 50% less energy than other models even though on that setting it takes...

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A hard day at the office 0

A hard day at the office

I just love living here in West Wales and working from home. After seeing Anna and Morgan off to work / nursery I set to work at my computer, sitting in my office with my slippers on and a cup of coffee. I actually got quite a bit done this morning but as the wiond...

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Holidays 0

Holidays

Woohoo… Our holiday is nearly here. 🙂 And well deserved it is too this year.

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