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Tumble driers, electrics and parents 0

Tumble driers, electrics and parents

It’s been a busy week here in our simple life of luxury.. We decided as winter was approaching to add to the luxury and splash out on a tumble drier. We of course bought the only ‘A’-rated model available which apparently uses 50% less energy than other models even though on that setting it takes...

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A hard day at the office 0

A hard day at the office

I just love living here in West Wales and working from home. After seeing Anna and Morgan off to work / nursery I set to work at my computer, sitting in my office with my slippers on and a cup of coffee. I actually got quite a bit done this morning but as the wiond...

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A day of Geocaching

We had a good day today. Morgan got up earlier than usual, so despite the clock going back we didn’t get any extra time in bed so were up and ready to go quite early. Perfect really as it meant we could attempt some of the new geocahces that have been hidden in and around...

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The end of Summertime

It’s that time of year again, the clock go back to GMT, the end of BST, the nights are darker, the mornings temporarily lighter and those that suffer from Seasonal Affective Diorder (SAD) start getting grumpy. I actually quite like this time of year, once again things are all changing and those long evenings snuggled...

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Rusty old Transit van 1

Rusty old Transit van

Well, it happens to the best of us, eventually we get old, crumble and die, and Transit vans are no exception. This is espeically true when they live on the beach and are full of wet, salty windsurfing gear. My Transit van has been rusting away quite rapidly for a while now and although the...

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Bonsai Trees

I’ve always been a bit of a fan of bonsai trees and used to have a really nice indoor bonsai tree until Robbie, our cat, ate it! I’ve now got a new one though as a present for my duties as best man at Brad and Eloise’s wedding last weekend. The new tree is a...

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Stag do

Well, it was actually more fun than I had expected. Brad’s weding was a week away, I was Best man and so we had decided upon an activity weekend for the stag do. We were staying in a hostel and ‘Mexican Bar’ just outside of Carmarthen and had booked up to go paintballing and quad...

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He he he!

I couldn’t help but laugh!  I know Al is getting on a bit these days but I was looking at some photos Eloise’s brother has posted on flickr.com and there is one of Al with Brad just before the ceremony and the title fo the photo is ‘Brad and father’!!!!  I know Al was nervous but...

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Best man

Well, for once Alan really was the best man!…..at his brothers wedding last weekend.  I have to say he did a really good job and Brad had a good stag weekend the weekend before and got to the wedding in plenty of time.  Al was dreading the speech but when it came to it it went really...

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