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RSPB Feed The Birds day & Geocaching

Morgan and I have just got back from RSPB Ynyshir where we made a bird feeder for ‘Feed The Birds Day’ and did a Scavenger Hunt. The bird feeder was a simple upside-down paper cup with suet, mealworms and sunflower seeds. For the scavenger hunt we had 30 minutes to find the following: A feather...

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55 Knots has fallen

The kitesurfers have now smashed the 55 knot barrieer over 500m – The speeds have yet to be officially ratified by the WSSRC, but Sebastien Cattelan has done it again at the 2010 Luderitz Speed Challenge. After writing history just over two years ago by being the first kiter to break the magical 50 knots...

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A very short ride

I was dying to get out for a MTB ride last night. I’d been at home all day without much work to do so had been willing the wind to pick up so that I could go windsurfing – It never did, so I was champing at the bit to get out and do something....

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Feed the Birds Day

It’s ‘Feed the Birds Day’ on Saturday 30th October. Organised by the RSPB, Feed the Birds Day is supposed to remind us about all the things we can do to help birds and other garden wildlife through the winter. The RSPB are running lots of Feed the Birds Day events across the UK, which includes an event at our...

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Dual Pane, Tabbed Finder – TotalFinder vs Path Finder

As a bit of an Apple fan-boy it’s not often that I moan about the short-comings of Apple products, the Mac or OSX, but one thing that I’ve wanted for a while in the Finder is tabbed windows and a dual pane function. Tabbed Windows We’ve all got used to tabbed windows in our web-browsers....

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Getting a Bargain on a Garmin Forerunner 305

My trusty Garmin Forerunner 305 decided to give up the ghost last week so I’ve now ordered a new one – I couldn’t quite decide which model to go for but in the end stuck with the Forerunner 305 and managed to get quite a bargain on it. Recommended retail price is £199.99, but last...

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