Category: Wales


Windsurfing in the Sunshine

What a day for a Bank Holiday! After a nice early morning stroll along the beach to avoid the crowds we enjoyed a quiet breakfast in the conservatory before heading into Borth to man the stalls at the Borth Charities Fete. Borth Charities Fete The turn-out from the Scouts was disappointing though. I know it’s...

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Sunny Bank Holiday

I can’t quite believe it… Gorgeous sunshine on a Bank Holiday weekend. That can only mean one thing, a busy beach – busier in fact than we’ve ever seen it. Not to worry, we’ll soon have it back to ourselves. It was great weather for the Aber Cycle Fest as well. There were four Sportives...

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Morfa Nefyn to Glynllifon Coast Path Run

Coast Path Vital Stats Morfa Nefyn to Glynllifon Distance: 20.01 miles Elevation Gain Today: 810m Highest Elevation: 350m Time: 3:34:26 Av. Pace: 10:43 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 130bpm Max Heart Rate: 164bpm Calories: 1924 Totals to Date Total Distance: 192.98miles Total Time: 37:35:28 Total Elevation Gain: 6460m Total Calories: 19,216 Distance to go: 684 miles After and amazing day...

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Aber Cycle Fest, Hotdogs on the Beach and a Xmas Dinner

Friday was a busy one for us as usual. A 75 minute, fairly tough turbo trainer session first thing for me (after an hour or so of work). Today’s session was Mount Hope -2 from TrainerRoad which consisted of 4x 10 minute threshold intervals. One just below threshold, one at threshold, one just above threshold...

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Aberdaron to Morfa Nefyn Coast Path Run

Coast Path Vital Stats Aberdaron to Morfa Nefyn Distance: 24.51 miles Elevation Gain Today: 1062m Highest Elevation: 149m Time: 5:21:46 Av. Pace: 13:08 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 124bpm Max Heart Rate: 168bpm Calories: 2493 Totals to Date Total Distance: 177.93miles Total Time: 34:01:04 Total Elevation Gain: 5509m Total Calories: 17,292 Distance to go: 704 miles I’d postponed my Aberdaron...

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Snakes at Ynyslas

There’s almost always something interesting on my morning walk around the dunes. This morning it was the remnants of sand castles on the beach, the super-flat calm waters of the sea and an Adder. There are plenty of snakes in the dunes at Ynyslas, this one was out basking in the early morning sunshine.

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Delightful Dyfi

If only Summer could be like this for more than just a few days. Sunday was another gorgeous day with wall to wall sunshine for the most part. it never really got warm though only making it to 14ºC but that didn’t stop us has a lovely day around the delightful Dyfi estuary. Early Morning...

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Pwllheli to Aberdaron Coast Path Run

Coast Path Vital Stats Pwllheli to Aberdaron Distance: 30.52 miles Elevation Gain Today: 965m Highest Elevation: 176m Time: 6:57:16 Av. Pace: 13:40 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 111bpm Max Heart Rate: 151bpm Calories: 2534 Totals to Date Total Distance: 153.42miles Total Time: 28:39:18 Total Elevation Gain: 4447m Total Calories: 14799 Distance to go: 728 miles What an epic day out in Wales. 30 miles...

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Porthmadog to Pwllheli Coast Path Run

Coast Path Vital Stats Porthmadog to Pwllheli Distance: 18.85 miles Elevation Gain Today: 230m Highest Elevation: 49m Time: 3:07:50 Av. Pace: 9:58 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 129bpm Max Heart Rate: 151bpm Calories: 1734 Totals to Date Total Distance: 122.90miles Total Time: 21:42:02 Total Elevation Gain: 3482m Total Calories: 12265 Distance to go: 758 miles My Wales Coast Path run continued on Saturday, this...

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Election Day at the Blue Lagoon

Morgan’s school was closed once again for polling on Thursday. So, as is now customary on election days we spent the day at the Blue Lagoon water park in Pembrokeshire with Morgan and two of his friends, Tom and James. I was up early as usual and was going to go for a bike ride,...

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