I started Surf Skiing last year as a new challenge so that I could take part in Quadrathlons. From there, I soon found myself taking part in the Colwyn Bay Blast, my first ever surf-ski race. I did terribly. My lack of skills, no paddle training and old, uncomfortable kit saw me finish last after...Read more »
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.
Breakfast You can’t beat a good buffet breakfast and this one at Hotel Gambrinus didn’t disappoint. Muesli, yogurt, toast, croissants and other pastries, a variety of cakes, cold meats and cheese, fruit, juices, cereals and of course coffee. I was quite restrained though and didn’t even try every variety of cake. Bikes After breakfast we...Read more »
Well, international travel doesn’t get much easier than that! Driving through Wales After a slow start and some work in the garden it was time for a coffee with Anna before setting off to Italy for the week. The first stage of the journey was a pleasant, relaxing drive through a sub-soaked Wales to Chris’s...Read more »
It’s only going to be short-lived as the weather is getting colder again soon, but it certainly felt like Spring out there today. There were still some small waves left over so after missing out a little on them over the weekend I started Monday morning with a lovely little surf ski paddle in the waves....Read more »
It seems silly to drive 200 miles, a drive that takes over 4 hours, just so that I can go surf skiing, mountain biking and running, but that’s what I decided to do this weekend. Some people had organised something of a surf-skiers get together and paddle on Ullswater. I have a camper van and...Read more »
It was Morgans birthday at the weekend. Quite how he got to be 13 already I’ll never know. It was also half term last week so Anna and I took Friday off so that we could have a long weekend away. We therefore headed off after work on Thursday to my parents house just North...Read more »