Category: Lifestyle

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Pwllheli to Aberdaron Coast Path Run

Coast Path Vital Stats Pwllheli to Aberdaron Distance: 30.52 miles Elevation Gain Today: 965m Highest Elevation: 176m Time: 6:57:16 Av. Pace: 13:40 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 111bpm Max Heart Rate: 151bpm Calories: 2534 Totals to Date Total Distance: 153.42miles Total Time: 28:39:18 Total Elevation Gain: 4447m Total Calories: 14799 Distance to go: 728 miles What an epic day out in Wales. 30 miles...

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Givens - VO2 Max workout 1

Bank Holiday Activities

Dawn Chorus in the Dunes That was a good bank holiday. My usual early start but for a change I didn’t get up immediately but lay in bed listening to the dawn chorus. The blackbirds and sparrows were in good voice and they were soon joined by Skylark too. I’m sure there were robins and plenty...

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Wind Band Concert

After a busy day and a lovely windsurf session, it was time for a quick dinner and then back into Aberystwyth for another concert. We went to the Schools Concert in the Arts Centre last week as Morgan was playing in the schools Wind Band. Today it was the Wind Band Concert which included the Youth...

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Mud 3

Fingers Crossed for our Maiden Canoe Voyage

We’d been chomping at the bit to get out in our new self-built canoe, that (for obvious reasons) we had christened ‘Fingers Crossed’ Since getting it home I;d given it a few more coats of varnish and it was now ready to go. The weather was set fair yesterday so a plan was made for...

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Canoe Building Workshop

As you know from the day by day account of our Lake District holiday, we’ve recently spent a few days on a canoe building workshop. I managed to capture some timelapse photos of the canoe building workshop while we were there so though I’d share it here, along with some info about the workshop as we...

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Acrobatics 1

Lake District – Keswick

The final day of our holiday to the Lake District was already upon us. Anna had planned a day out in Keswick. Strava Segment Searching Before all of that though I headed out for a run. Prior to coming to the cottage at Greengill Holidays, I had looked on Strava for some suitable running routes....

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Lake District – Penrith

After our walk up Place Fell yesterday we had a slower start to the day today. I left the cottage just after 8am leaving Anna and Morgan in bed and walked into Great Strickland and on to the canoe workshop. It was a nice little 45 minute walk that will have earned me some Bounts...

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Ullswater 2

Lake District – Walking up Place Fell

There was no rush today as our canoe building course was over so we had a few days left of our holiday and some time to explore. We did pop into the workshop though to give our canoe a coat of varnish. The more coats of varnish we can apply the better so we’ve decided...

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Canoe Design 1

Canoe Build – Watching Paint Dry

Another early start for me with a run around the Newby Block the same as a couple of days ago. I did knock 2 minutes off my Strava course record though. After a shower and breakfast at the cottage we headed off to the workshop to continue with our canoe build. The coat of paint...

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