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Optical Illusions in the Garden – Honey I Shrunk the Kids

We convinced Morgan to get off his computer one sunny day in the holidays. With his friends James they were banished to the garden to take some optical illusion photos. They had a good time out there once they were actually out in the real world. Here are some of their photos.

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Iola’s Christening

It was Iola’s Christening at the weekend so we headed off to my parents house on Friday afternoon. We had spent some of the afternoon at the Borth Carnival in the sunshine. Once at my parents house we had dinner and caught up with everyone and planned our day for Saturday. We didn’t plan much...

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School Trip to France

It seemed like we had been planning it for ages, I’m sure it was before Christmas that we were paying for it! But finally the day came where we started the long journey to France. We left Aber at 5:15am and arrived in Paris at 8:30pm.  The next day we went into Paris and we...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Mostyn to the Border

Coast Path Vital Stats Mostyn to The Border Distance: 21.78 miles Elevation Gain Today: 117m Highest Elevation: 62m Time: 3:31:27 Av. Pace: 9:43 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 127bpm Max Heart Rate: 145bpm Calories: 1820 Totals to Date Total Distance: 445.81miles Total Time: 83:31:20 Total Elevation Gain: 11009 Total Calories: 41626 Distance to go: 453 miles Another day on...

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Maximising your Time on the Water / Trails / Slopes

We’re all busy people and there are never enough hours in the day to fit everything in. I think I do better than most people though. Despite having a young family, a job, running my own business and all the usual chores to do I still mangae plenty of recreation time by maximising my time....

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Top Notch Summer Windsurfing at Ynyslas

Well, what a difference 24 hours makes. Tuesday was a glorious day with no wind, perfect temperatures in the low 20’s and wall to wall sunshine. I started it with a Surf Ski Paddle, went for a run, and then had another surf ski paddle. Wednesday was cooler, wet and very windy. That didn’t stop...

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Morning Paddle to Aberdovey

What a gorgeous day yesterday. I couldn’t resist getting out early for a paddle on my surf ski. I started on the seafront across from our house. The conditions were perfect with the early morning sun warming things up and a super calm sea. Just a small swell running. I headed north to Aberdovey and meandered...

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Mis-behaving Bees

Just a quick update on the bees. If you remember last time I was quite pleased that both hives had re-queened. One seemed to be doing really well. The other wasn’t so great and I found the queen camped out under the mesh floor. I put her back in and hoped that maybe she had been out on...

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Summer Sailing at Home

After a busy weekend away in North Wales Surf Skiing, Mountain Biking and Running along the Coast Path it was nice to be back at home. The busyness continued of course and summer was being kind to us. Wall to wall sunshine on Monday had me out mowing the lawn and gardening once the indoor...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Rhyl to Mostyn

Coast Path Vital Stats Rhyl to Mostyn Distance: 15.20 miles Elevation Gain Today: 33m Highest Elevation: 14m Time: 2:45:04 Av. Pace: 10:52 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 115bpm Max Heart Rate: 146bpm Calories: 1182 Totals to Date Total Distance: 424.03miles Total Time: 79:49:53 Total Elevation Gain: 10892 Total Calories: 39806 Distance to go: 474 miles It’s been quite a...

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