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Parents Evening 4

Parents Evening

We had our first Parents Evening at Morgan’s new school earlier this week. A chance for us to meet his form teacher and see how they thought he was settling in. As far as we were concerned he seems to be loving it. Always keen to go to school in the mornings, loving the independence...

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Vegetable Chow Mein Recipe 1

Vegetable Chow Mein Recipe

Ingredients 2 tbsp of groundnut oil 2 tbsp soy sauce 2tbsp sesame oil 4 cloves of garlic, chopped 2inch piece of ginger, sliced into thin strips 2 shallots 1 tbsp oyster sauce 500ml vegetable stock 1 packet of baby sweetcorn 6 mushrooms sliced 1 red pepper, sliced 1 large courgette, cut into strips 1 packet...

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Holyhead Ferry Terminal 1

Wales Coast Path Run – Holyhead to Church Bay

Coast Path Vital Stats Holyhead to Church Bay Distance: 15.63 miles Elevation Gain Today: 260m Highest Elevation: 66m Time: 2:55:21 Av. Pace: 11:13 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: Max Heart Rate: Calories: 1775 Totals to Date Total Distance: 301.93 miles Total Time: 55:47:276 Total Elevation Gain: 8278 Total Calories: 28758 Distance to go: 588 miles After driving 3 hours...

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Kids Races 5

Llanishen Calfburner – Welsh Cyclo-cross League Round 1

I entered my first ever Cyclo-cross race at the weekend: Round 1 of the Welsh Cyclo-cross league at Llanishen High School in Cardiff. A new Challenge I’d never done any Cylco-cross before, I’d never even seen a  Cyclo-cross race and therefore had no idea what to expect. I had watched a few videos of Cyclo-cross...

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Surf School

Morgan’s second week at Senior School this week and all seems to be going well. He loves getting the bus to and from school, seems to be enjoying the school work and is beginning to get into a routine with his homework too. Best of all, last lesson on Monday was a surf lesson! Ok,...

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Back Ups

I’m paranoid about data backups. We should all be really considering how much of our personal data is stored on our various devices. For me, it’s not just the precious data such as family photos, videos and such like, but of course also all of my business data and media that I create for clients....

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South Stack 1

Wales Coast Path Run – Trearddur Bay to Holyhead

Coast Path Vital Stats Trearddur Bay to Holyhead Distance: 12.53 miles Elevation Gain Today: 472m Highest Elevation: 174m Time: 2:16:46 Av. Pace: 10:55 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 134bpm Max Heart Rate: 169bpm Calories: 1298 Totals to Date Total Distance: 286.30 miles Total Time: 52:52:06 Total Elevation Gain: 8018m Total Calories: 26983 Distance to go: 601 miles There’s been...

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Speed Test After 1

Fibre to the Property

At last, we have Fibre to the Property (FTTP) Broadband, and it seems to be working well. If you read my previous post on this matter you’ll know that BT somehow managed to mess up our order so it took a couple of months to actually get it. But, now, finally we are living life...

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Golden Honey 2

Honey Harvest 2016

Not the greatest of honey harvests this year, but at least we got some. About 12lbs in total which is what we usually get from a single hive here in Ynyslas. The good news this year is that we’ve managed to raise at least one new queen. best of all she has come from a...

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