Category: Play

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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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Canoe Build – Sanding, Seating and Sealing

Day three of our canoe build today but as usual I was up early so went for a little walk around Morland before returning to the cottage for breakfast. It was then off to the workshop to continue with our canoe. First job of the day (after making a brew) was the moment of truth...

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Canoe Building – Getting Started

We’d come north to the Lake District to attend a canoe building workshop with Orca Adventures. We’d booked it months ago and had been looking forward to it for a while. The Lakelander course which we were doing cost £495 for the three of us. Orca Adventures then supply all of the instruction, all of...

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Weekend Activities

It was a little difficult to fit my usual weekend activities in this weekend but we managed it. Friday was a manic day thanks to the Eisteddfod that Morgan was playing in. Saturday was just as frantic as it was Morgan’s laser tag birthday party. Jay, Charlie and Jack were visiting for the weekend too....

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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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Marble Run

Well, building this marble run was a lot more complicated and took a lot longer than we had expected. All done now though and I did have a bit of help from Morgan! We just need a battery to see if we can get it working fully automatically now. Marble Run Every little bracket and...

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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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Lego City Explorers Deep Sea Exploration Vessel

Lego Build number two of Christmas was the huge Lego City Explorers Deep Sea Exploration Vessel. This consist of a large exploration vessel, several little submarine crafts and a sunken treasure ship. Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without some Lego building now would it and as usual, Morgan and I sat down together to do it. Lego...

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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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Air Hop

We’ve just been to Air Hop in Bristol. We were in that neck of the woods for a pre-Christmas family visit, a meal, a catch up with everyone and a fun hour bouncing on trampolines at Air Hop. Air Hop Video Anna and I were still suffering a little with the lurgy so weren’t really...

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