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Great Cumbrae Trip Day 1 – Penrith and Ae Forest

Not the best of starts Our family holiday to Scotland on board Ramsey our VW Campervan was finally here. The camper was loaded with all that we should need, clothes, food, games and plenty of toys and equipment and we were ready to go. Our destination was the island of Great Cumbrae just of the...

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Dumfries, Galloway and Great Cumbrae – Quite an Adventure

Well, that was quite an adventure! We were bound for the island of Great Cumbrae just off Largs on the North Ayrshire coast of Scotland. I was due to take part in a kayak race around Great Cumbrae so we planned a trip in the campervan. The idea was to take our time heading up, maybe...

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Optical Illusions in the Garden – Honey I Shrunk the Kids

We convinced Morgan to get off his computer one sunny day in the holidays. With his friends James they were banished to the garden to take some optical illusion photos. They had a good time out there once they were actually out in the real world. Here are some of their photos.

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Iola’s Christening

It was Iola’s Christening at the weekend so we headed off to my parents house on Friday afternoon. We had spent some of the afternoon at the Borth Carnival in the sunshine. Once at my parents house we had dinner and caught up with everyone and planned our day for Saturday. We didn’t plan much...

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My Location in Paris 1

School Trip to France

It seemed like we had been planning it for ages, I’m sure it was before Christmas that we were paying for it! But finally the day came where we started the long journey to France. We left Aber at 5:15am and arrived in Paris at 8:30pm.  The next day we went into Paris and we...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Mostyn to the Border

Coast Path Vital Stats Mostyn to The Border Distance: 21.78 miles Elevation Gain Today: 117m Highest Elevation: 62m Time: 3:31:27 Av. Pace: 9:43 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 127bpm Max Heart Rate: 145bpm Calories: 1820 Totals to Date Total Distance: 445.81miles Total Time: 83:31:20 Total Elevation Gain: 11009 Total Calories: 41626 Distance to go: 453 miles Another day on...

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Windsurf Board Racking 2

Maximising your Time on the Water / Trails / Slopes

We’re all busy people and there are never enough hours in the day to fit everything in. I think I do better than most people though. Despite having a young family, a job, running my own business and all the usual chores to do I still mangae plenty of recreation time by maximising my time....

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