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Christmas Cake Decorating

Saturday afternoon was spent decorating our Christmas Cake. As usual, the cake was baked weeks ago and has been being fed with brandy at regular intervals since. I then covered it in a double layer of marzipan last weekend. A double layer because I like marzipan and I’m the only one who eats the cake!...

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Colwyn Bay Surf Ski Races

It was race 3 of the NWSSP Winter series on Sunday so I headed off to Colwyn Bay once again. It was a lovely drive up with no one else on the roads, not even a Mansell Davies lorry! Once there things were looking pretty calm. Flat water, light winds and even some sunshine. Soon...

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Comfort Zone

Today’s surf ski session was all about pushing the comfort zone. The waves in the video don’t look massive and by some standards they weren’t. However, they always look a little bigger when you are sat low in a surf ski in amongst them and with over 6m of heavy fibreglass essentially strapped to you...

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Sneaky Surf Ski Session

I managed to squeeze in a sneaky little surf-ski session today. Nothing too exciting, it was just a little play in the waves before the tide got too high. I think I might need to find a more secure fixing method for my leash though. The little fixing point that is on my boat should...

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Blowing away the Cobwebs

Just a few quick clips from today’s windsurf session. I had some sort of lurgy yesterday so didn’t feel 100%. In fact, I wasn’t going to do much today. After doing some chores and covering the Christmas cake with marzipan (two layers!) I took a stroll over to the beach. It was blowing a hoolie,...

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Christmas is Coming

It’s not long now!!! We’ve just had a weekend at my parents house for a pre-Christmas family gathering and when we got home it was time to put up the Christmas decorations. It was the usual sort of visit to my parents house where we took the opportunity to do a few things that can...

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