Category: Play

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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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Geocaching – Bank Holiday in the hills and more Records

After my bank holiday morning swim from Aberystwyth to Clarach I headed home and gathered up Anna and Morgan so that we could head off to the hills around Lake Bala for some geocaching. The Hit List Morgan had spotted a little series of 12 caches based on the positions of a clock. They formed...

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Loch Lomond Holiday 2015 – Day 4

Not much of a holiday day today really, as it was the last day in Scotland. Rain overnight meant that the tent was wet when we came to pack it up after breakfast and then it was time to load the car and start our journey south. We weren’t heading all the way home as...

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Loch Lomond 2015 – Day 3

After a night of pouring rain and no sleep I got up early and had a coffee and breakfast under our new awning. I had planned to take an early morning walk up Ben Lomond but seeing as the weather had been so terrible overnight and I didn’t have all of my proper walking gear...

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Loch Lomond 2015 – Day 2

Inchcailloch After our little stroll into Balmaha yesterday, we had decided that we wanted to take a boat trip out to the island and Nature Reserve of Inchcailloch. It’s only a couple of hundred yards off shore from Balmaha and I was going to swim out to it, but decided against that as I would...

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Loch Lomond 2015 – Day 1

Our summer of long weekends continued last weekend with a trip to Scotland, camping on the shores of Loch Lomond. The primary objective of the trip was for Morgan to visit his friend Cameron who moved up here earlier in the year, but we obviously wanted to enjoy the scenery too. The Drive Up –...

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Fun in the Sun

Another fun day in the sun for us yesterday here in glorious Mid Wales. A usual early start for me to get some work done and then off to work for Anna as well. Meanwhile Morgan and I headed into Borth with the Stand-up Paddleboard and our snorkelling kit. Conditions were perfect, the air temperature...

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Sheep Hunting in Bristol – Shaun in the City

We were at my parents house for the weekend ready for a large family picnic on Sunday, but had no real plans for Saturday. I went for a nice little early morning bike ride before breakfast. We then we decided that a game of Crazy Golf might be fun so phoned my brother Jay to see if...

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Finishing off the Geocache Chocolates

Monday was very wet and windy and almost wintry in nature. I managed a nice windsurf session though and then we all headed out in Aberystwyth and for a drive around the local country lanes setting up a treasure hunt for the Scouts. The plan is to invite the community to take part in the...

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