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RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch Results 2011 2

RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch Results 2011

We’ve just done our RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch. We started around 9am on a cold frosty morning and saw quite a few birds but nothing too exciting. Here are the results, with last years number in brackets. Blackbird: 3 (3) Blue Tit: 1 (2) Carrion Crow: 3 (2) Chaffinch: 9 (7) Collared Dove: 1 (2)...

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Our Weblog Book 2008

I’ve recently received the 2008 edition of our Simple Life of Luxury Blog as a hardback book. As with the previous editions it looks lovely. A perfect keepsake for us, and who knows, it might be of interest to others as well. It’s a lot of work to produce, but the results are excellent so...

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Clouds Clearing from the SUmmit of Cader IDris 0

Cadair Idris Birthday Walk

As part of Emma’s 30th birthday celebrations and to burn off some of the calories from the previous evenings meal we all headed off for a walk up Cadair Idris on Sunday. There were about 12 of us in total. We started from the Minfford car park and headed up the steps and on to...

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Dyfi Enduro Winter Warm Up 1

Dyfi Enduro Winter Warm Up

Wow, I’ve just realised I’m supposed to be riding in a Mountain Bike ‘Race’ at the weekend – That came around sooner than I was expecting. It’s the Dyfi Enduro Winter Warm Up which is a new event for 2011. It’s a “mini-enduro”, in essence, a lower mileage and a compact version of the proper...

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Dinner at the Pier Brasserie 1

Dinner at the Pier Brasserie

We’re definitely getting older! I didn’t think it was that long ago that I used to go out quite a bit in Abersystwyth, but clearly it’s longer than I thought! We did go out on Saturday night but all the pubs seem to have changed their names and we were back home and in bed...

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Car Troubles

I noticed a week or so ago that my MOT had expired on my car, so it was off to the garage to get it done. Things aren’t looking good though, emissions are too high (It’s a 4×4, what do they expect!), brake pipes are leaking and corroded so it’s unsafe to drive, all of...

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Beekeeping Update 3

Beekeeping Update

I thought it was time for a quick update on our beekeeping plans. As far as actual beekeeping goes then there isn’t much happening at this time of year, but we’re still busy working on the project for ‘Plan Bee’ in our garden. My Dad has been busy building two hives for us and they...

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