Category: Wales

Ynyslas Sunset 1

An Energetic Day

What a day that was! Trail Running at Nant yr Arian A nice early start for me so that I could do a little bit of work before heading up to Nant yr Arian. I was there before 6:30am and headed off for a trail run. Needless to say that it was completely dark as...

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Earning the Frosty Badge!

Brrrr, that was a chilly frosty one. Minus 4ºC on the Borth & Ynyslas Weather Station when I headed out for a surf ski paddle this morning. The grass was crusty with frost, the sun was just putting in an appearance and wisps of mist were rising from the sea. Tiny waves lapped against the...

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Terrific Tryfan

After failed attempts at the summit of Tryfan, most notably for my birthday in 2015, I finally made it to the top on Saturday. The Last time I attempted Tryfan the weather was the worst I’ve ever seen it in Snowdonia. That’s saying something too as Snowdonia isn’t renowned for it’s sunny climes. It was as...

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Conwy Mountain Challenge – Race Report

The Conwy Mountain Challenge was the second race of what will hopefully be four races in 3 weekends for me. The British Quadrathlon Trophy Series of races were a bit unevenly spaced this year with 3 weekends of races back to back. 2nd Sept – Shrewsbury Quad 9th Sept – Conwy Mountain Challenge 15th Sept...

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Aberystwyth Silver Band 1

Bands, Brunches and Bank Holidays

2 Day Weeks Another weekend has gone and this one was a Bank Holiday Weekend – Although I’d kind of forgotten that as they all seem to roll into one these days. I also work from home on Mondays and Tuesdays every week so Bank Holiday Mondays don’t mean much to me. The weekend was action...

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Clear Waters & Clear Skies

The 2018 Heatwave continues and the week has been full of days in the sea and out in the hills. The weather was a little more bearable last week with temperatures only into the mid 20’s rather than the 30’s. The beach has been as gorgeous as ever and mid-week it’s possible to have it...

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Beach Days

Another lovely weekend. Even making plans for a day on the beach with friends didn’t jinx the weather! I decided to have a rest day as far as training was concerned but as I was up early with nothing to do decided to start cleaning. A few hours later and the house was sparkling, even the...

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