Category: Play

Things to do in the Great Outdoors 2

Things to do in the Great Outdoors

Have you run out of things to do with the children during the school holidays yet? The weather might not be great, but that shouldn’t stop you getting out into the great outdoors and doing things with them. Blueberry Picking How about heading to the hills for some blueberry picking – You can then spend...

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Activities with Sore Ribs

I had decided to take it easy on Saturday as my ribs were still killing me following the windsurfing crash on Thursday. So much for plans, after the moth meeting and teddy bears picnic, the wind was blowing, the sun came out and the sea looked perfect so I headed across to the beach for...

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The Best Day to Visit the Blue Lagoon 1

The Best Day to Visit the Blue Lagoon

Morgan’s school was closed on Thursday as it was being used as a polling station, so we decided to make the most of the opportunity and Anna and I took the day off too. We decided that it would be the perfect day to head the the Blue Lagoon, a water-park on the edge of...

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Life Begins at 40 (knots) – The Tools

As you should know by now, it the big 4-0 for me this year and I’m trying to hit 40 knots on a windsurfer. The first stage is to get the right tools for the job so I’ve been doing my research and have come up with a list of kit. The Boards I couldn’t...

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Ivor’s Back – Spring is on its way

I’ve just got back from a nice little windsurf session in the estuary here at Ynyslas. Ivor, our local katabatic wind was up to his usual tricks with a decent NE wind funbelling down through the valley at up to 25 knots. And this was  despite the fact that the forecast was for winds of...

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Snow Days

Morgans school was closed again due to the snowy weather so I decided it wasn’t fair to make him stay at home whilst I worked. If school is closed due to snow then it should be a law that the children have to go sledging. Unfortunately my car is broken and Anna had her car...

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Making Xmas Decorations at Nant yr Arian

After riding in the Forest of Dean on Saturday, I had an easy ride around the Summit Trail at Nant yr Arian on Sunday morning and then met Anna, Morgan, Jo, Danny and Kai at the visitor centre to make some Christmas decorations aout of things found in the forest. I obviously needed a shower...

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Autumnal Celebrations – Fireworks and Machynlleth Lantern Parade 7

Autumnal Celebrations – Fireworks and Machynlleth Lantern Parade

The clocks have gone back, the evenings are darker and it feels as though Winter is properly on its way. A depressing time for many, but I really like it. It isn’t very cold at the moment but there’s nothing nicer than snuggling up indoors in front of the fire whilst it’s cold and miserable...

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Back on Board

Finally after a couple of months off I got back on board and out for a windsurf session at Ynyslas today. Conditions were good as well with a 25-35 knot wind and some nice little waves. There were plenty of kite-surfers out as well and four windusrfers in total. I took my waterproof camera with...

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