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Wildcat Geocache Success! 1

Wildcat Geocache Success!

Well, we have completed the Wildcat Geocache. I can’t say too much about it here or even post any photos as I don’t want to give too much away, but we actually found it a little easier than we were expecting which in the end was a bit of a disappointment as we were prepared...

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Car from S & R Motors 0

Car from S & R Motors

We’re collecting my new car this weekend. Brad has already picked it up from S & R Motors, the dealer we bought it from. There were a few little issues with it such as it doesn’t have ABS despite the fact that the description of it said it did and two of the tyres are...

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Plans for the weekend

Photo: Last Years Successful Hunt! We’re off visiting family this weekend. It’s that time of year again when we go to my parents to exchange Xmas gifts and partake in the annual Christmas Tree hunt. I actually quite enjoy it, but I think I’m the only one who does. We’re going on Sunday this year...

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Days out in Borth 0

Days out in Borth

I find loads to keep me amused in Borth, but for the average holiday-maker I guess there isn’t a huge amount to do. There is the beach to play on and an amusements arcade, and of course the ‘Animalarium’. I’ve never actually been in to it, it doesn’t look great, and according to this inside...

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Happy Birthday Windsurf

Well, I guess I should wish myself a Happy Birthday here just in case no one else does (I think Anna has lost the ability to blog!), and of course at the same time thank everyone for my cards and presents…. Thank-You!. It was a lovely day here today, the sun was shining, the wind...

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A Frog Blog 0

A Frog Blog

It was a sad day in our household yesterday due to the death of a pet frog… For those who don’t know, I used to be a zookeeper at Bristol Zoo and whilst I was there I adopted several exotic pets. These pets included 4 Whites Tree Frogs which I have had ever since. They...

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Christmas is coming 0

Christmas is coming

Well, it has sprung up on us again and all of a sudden there is no time to do anything before it arrives. This weekend we are off to a Christmas party at Morgans nursery, next weekend we are off Christmas tree hunting in the West country (and collecting my new car) and then the...

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More ‘utility’ Weirdness 0

More ‘utility’ Weirdness

My recent post about the utilities here in Wales describes a little about our sewage, electricity and gas problems here in West Wales, and sure enough we had a power cut again yesterday. But there is one thing I forgot to mention that is really weird. Every evening at 7.36pm our digital TV reception goes...

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Another record breaking windspeed 2

Another record breaking windspeed

Continuing on from my post yesterday about autumn being back to normal, the winds are continuing to batter us here in Wales. The weather station recorded a gust of 48.8 knots on Sunday (the strongest up until then), but this morning we have beaten that with a gust of 53.6 knots. (Thats 61.7 mph or...

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Bow Street Tornado Appeal 0

Bow Street Tornado Appeal

I found this quite amusing! BOW STREET TORNADO APPEAL A major hurricane (Hurricane Sauspan Bach) and an earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale hit Ceredigion in the early hours of Tuesday with its epicentre in Bow Street. Victims were seen wandering around aimlessly, muttering “Faaackinell”. The hurricane decimated the area causing approximately £30 worth...

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Autumn Back to Normal

Well, it has been a few years since we’ve had some proper autumnal storms, but things seem to be back to normal this year. The last two weeks or so have seen depression after depression tracking across the UK, the charts have been full of isobars and we’ve been experiencing typically autumnal stormy weather. The...

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