Category: General

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Man vs Sheep

I’ve just had ‘one of those’ weekends. Storm Damage First, the felt blew off the shed during Friday’s storm. That meant that a journey into town was required to get some felt, some bitumen adhesive and some felt tacks. I did manage an hour on the turbo trainer followed by a quick run but I...

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How to Affordably Run a Family Car

A car is almost essential when raising a family. Not only will you need a vehicle to make the work and school run much smoother, but it is ideal for nipping to the shops to buy forgotten groceries or to take the whole clan out on a fun road trip. However, owning a car can...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Redbrook to Newport

Coast Path Vital Stats Redbrook to Newport Distance: 13.96 miles Elevation Gain Today: 24m Highest Elevation: 6m Time: 2:17:29 Av. Pace: 9:51 mins/mile Calories: 1650 Totals to Date Total Distance: 662.96 miles Total Time: 123:49:19 Total Elevation Gain: 20518 Total Calories: 60752 Distance to go: 427 miles With only a couple of days away over the...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Chepstow to Redbrook

Coast Path Vital Stats Chepstow to Redbrook Distance: 15.19 miles Elevation Gain Today: 184m Highest Elevation: 54m Time: 2:29:00 Av. Pace: 9:48 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 129bpm Max Heart Rate: 158bpm Calories: 1305 Totals to Date Total Distance: 649 miles Total Time: 121:31:50 Total Elevation Gain: 20494 Total Calories: 59102 Distance to go: 441 miles Having finished Offa’s Dyke path...

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When Should Children be introduced to Competition?

In junior sports, competitive games make for an interesting debate. At what age should children be introduced to actual competition? Here, we shall look at the national game, football, as the example. In England, the Football Association (FA) run leagues for teams starting at an Under-7 age level, however, the results of these games are...

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Why Artificial Grass Isn’t Such a Bad Garden Option

Artificial grass. It’s one of those things that many gardeners have been trained to look down upon as not only a form of ‘cheating’ but as a poor substitute for the real thing. The truth is though, artificial grass has come a long way since the days of neon green AstroTurf that’s covered in sand...

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Free Food…. Gone!

I’ve posted a few times lately about the various Food Boxes we’ve been ordering. These have been from the likes of Gousto, Hello Fresh and MyCookbox. We even had a Hello Fresh Christmas Dinner Box. Food Box Referrals For the most part we only buy them when we have a special offer or we have...

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