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Walk the World

Those of you who know me will be aware that I am not quite a sporty as Al and I have to admit that since having Morgan my activity levels have dropped off considerably. I keep meaning to do something about it but there always seems to be something else more urgent to do than...

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200th Geocache Milestone

It’s half term this week so Morgan is having a couple of days at home with me. He’s learnt to make me cups of coffee so I’ve had a bit of a caffeine overdose today as he just keeps making me endless cup after cup! Morgan spent the morning in his pyjamas, while I cleaned...

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Water Feature Woes

The new water feature that we installed last July survived the winter, despite being turned into an ice feature. I turned it on a few weeks ago and it was working fine. It’s been going well and the birds love it, I checked it on Friday and all was still well, then Saturday morning it,...

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Getting the Miles in

My big challenge this year is the Brontrager 24/12 in July, a 12 hour solo Mountain Bike Ride in Plymouth. I’m not aiming to be fast or do particularly well, but I would like to at least try to keep going for pretty much the whole 12 hours and at least do as many laps...

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Ceredigion Moth Trapping 2011

Well, it’s been a while but we managed to put the moth trap out last night for the first time this year. Up until now it has been either too wet, too cold, too windy or I’ve been too busy. Last night looked perfect though, not warm with temperatures dropping to just below 6ºC, but...

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Ramp Test No. 3

I did a Ramp Test at the Sports and Exercise Science Dept. yesterday, just to see how my training was going and if I’d made any improvements. I did one ramp test in May 2009 as part of a study for Jon’s PhD. and another in April 2010, so thought it would be good to...

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Borth Sea Defence Scheme

Hopefully I’ll be posting about this quite a bit over the next few months, keeping people up to dat with progress on the Sea Defence Scheme in Borth. Work is well and truly underway now with a constant stream of huge lorries thundering their way in and out of Borth all day long. They line...

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