Category: Play


Kayaking with the Scouts

We spent a nice evening courtesy of Aber Kayakers messing about on the water with the Scouts on Friday. The hot humid weather with thunderstorms threatening was just perfect and the gravel pits in Cwm Rheidol certainly looked inviting..As usual there was a fair bit of time spent sorting the Scouts out with buoyancy aids,...

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65th Birthday Party and a sunny day in Yate

Another Bank Holiday weekend over and done with, and another busy weekend for us. Immediately after Morgan had finished his race in the Aberystwyth Cycle Fest, we jumped in the car, dropped Morgans bike off at the University and then headed towards my parents house in Gloucestershire. We arrived in time for dinner and then had...

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Stand Up Paddle-Boarding on the Leri

I finally had the chance to take Morgan out for a Stand-up-Paddleboard session today. The conditions weren’t ideal as it was actually quite breezy, but we’d planned a session on the afternoon so that’s what we did. I went for an early morning swim, then did some work at home, followed by a mowing of...

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Children’s Games for Car Journeys – Ratalingdong

That familiar cry of ‘Are we nearly there yet? Here’s a great game for children to help alleviate the boredom of long car journeys. We are fairly sure that my Grandad on my Mum’s side invented this game and we’ve yet to find anyone else who plays it so that could well be true. It’s...

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A Day out in St Neots

Racing in Triathlons tends to take us to places we haven’t been before, and St. Neots in Cambridgeshire was one of these places. We drove down after school and work on Friday evening and arrived at a nearby Premier Inn which was to be our bed for a couple of nights. It was quite late...

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Making the Most of Polling Day

Morgan’s school was closed on election day so that it could be used as a polling station. This seems silly to us as I’m sure a portacabin in the park adjacent to the school would be more than sufficient for a polling station rather than closing down the whole school, but Morgan obviously wasn’t complaining. Anna...

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Holiday to Dorset – Triathlon and Home

Just to finish off our bog posts about our holiday to Dorset, we had an early start on Sunday so that I could compete in the Osprey Sprint Triathlon. The race went well in glorious sunshine, if a little windy. Click here to read my full Osprey Sprint Triathlon Race Report. After the race we had...

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Holiday to Dorset – Moors Valley Country Park

As was now customary on this holiday, I headed out first thing in the morning for an early morning walk to find some geocaches. This time I headed in a different direction along the network of Cycle Paths and found a nice little nature reserve to stroll through. I found a geocache as well, but...

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Holiday in Dorset – Lulworth Cove and Sandcastle World

Another lovely day in Dorset and today we had a trip to Lulworth Cove planned, so after breakfast we set off and soon arrived at Lulworth Cove where we parked in the car park which was quiet had a quick look around the visitor centre and then headed off across the beach which we had virtually...

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Let it Snow…

We didn’t get huge amounts of snow here, but it did start snowing quite heavily whilst Morgan and I were out Mountain Biking yesterday at Pendam. Once we’d finished biking and got into the car it came down really heavily again so Morgan took a quick video clip of the snowstorm as I drove along...

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