Category: General

Weblog as Therapy

Lots of posts end up in the general category – it’s often not the best place for them, but if we forget to assign them to a category this is where they’ll be. I guess really ALL posts should go into the general category.

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Bees gone Mad

We had a hectic day for us on Saturday – we don’t usually see anybody but it seemed as though everyone descended on us at one point. An almost public spanking First our septic tank pump stopped working so we got in touch with Celtic Waste and in no time at all ‘Smithy’ was here...

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Mountain of the Gods – Getting to Mount Olympus

The scene was set, friends of ours Rhys and Sarah were getting married this summer. Anna had been invited to the ‘hen do’ which was a few nights in a cottage in North Wales. I decided that Rhys could go one better than that and suggested a few nights away somewhere a little exotic climbing...

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The Art of Self-Love: Embracing Your Unique Beauty

Modern society has made it harder to accept and love oneself since social media constantly creates and maintains unattainable beauty standards. But embracing one’s own beauty and distinctive qualities is more than simply a passing fad—it’s a necessary step on the path to reaching mental and emotional well-being. This article delves deeply into the practice...

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Fun Design Ideas for a Modern Home

If you’re looking for ways to inject more personality and flair into your sleek, contemporary house, there are plenty of fun design ideas you can try. From eye-catching wall accents to unique furniture pieces, a few small tweaks can transform the vibe. Use these creative ideas to make your modern home more lively and enjoyable....

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Looking for More Than Luxury on Luxury Cruises

What does the perfect holiday mean for you? As we highlighted in our article recounting a holiday to Norway, we need little more than a clean, nice-looking hotel, fun water activities, and relaxing excursions. However, the same cannot necessarily be said for everyone else. So, today, we’ll be highlighting luxury cruises with the most unique onboard...

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20mph in Wales

I thought I’d wait a while before commenting on the new 20mph speed limits in Wales. At least until I’d had some time to drive in a variety of areas around the country. I’ve now done that and don’t really know what all the fuss is about. Driving around Wales Living in the middle of...

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There’s Nothing Like Windsurfing

Annual Leave “Not one, but two of the best windsurf sessions ever!” I still have quite a bit of annual leave to take before the end of the year. I don’t just want to take it for the sake of taking it, but I don’t want to waste it either. It looked set to be...

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Paprika and Sara Pascoe

There hasn’t been much happening here really – we’ve all been busy with work and sorting out what Morgsan is going to do for the next year. He’s decided to take a gap year rather than go to university so has deferred his offers for a year and is now looking at heading off to...

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Navigating the World Safely: The Importance of Safety Signs for Travelers

Travelling is a part of our lives in one way or another. You could travel for business or leisure. But whether it is a hiking trip or a simple trip to another city, safety is the top priority. Interestingly, safety signs play a crucial role, even though they are overlooked and underappreciated. From protecting travellers...

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Waterspout

The summery weather seems to have left us for a while. I even spotted a fairly impressive waterspout just out to sea a little whilst driving into work the other day. I managed to stop and snap a quick couple of photos of it with my phone. A proper telephoto lens would have been better,...