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Remember, it’s only February

I think that is probably the first time that I’ve ever mowed the lawn in February. The mild temperatures we’ve been having lately – it reached 17.8ºC on Friday – make it feel as though it’s much later in the year than that already. The garden seems to think so as well. It was in...

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Photos from the Beach

We haven’t been up to a huge amount lately so there’s been little to blog about. There are however always photos from the beach. The beach after all has a new story of its own every day, so here are a few from today. And here are a couple for the Welsh rugby fans too...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Newport to Cardiff

Coast Path Vital Stats Newport to Cardiff Distance: 16.04 miles Elevation Gain Today: 68m Highest Elevation: 14m Time: 2:29:57 Av. Pace: 9:21 mins/mile Calories: 1324 Totals to Date Total Distance: 679 miles Total Time: 126:19:16 Total Elevation Gain: 20586 Total Calories: 62076 Distance to go: 411 miles Today’s coast path run was a Tale of Two...

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Sheep vs Bees

After my post about the weekend and all the things that had gone wrong, I thought I’d better balance it out with some other things today. First an update on the sheep invasion. The measures I put in place to keep them out didn’t last long. They were soon back destroying everything and have now...

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Morgan’s Ski Trip

I doubt I’ll ever get Morgan to blog about his recent school ski trip to Serre Chevalier – it’s hard enough to get many details out of him face to face… That’s 14 year old boys for you. So here are a few photos instead. And here’s a quick video clip he took on his...

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Man vs Sheep

I’ve just had ‘one of those’ weekends. Storm Damage First, the felt blew off the shed during Friday’s storm. That meant that a journey into town was required to get some felt, some bitumen adhesive and some felt tacks. I did manage an hour on the turbo trainer followed by a quick run but I...

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How to Affordably Run a Family Car

A car is almost essential when raising a family. Not only will you need a vehicle to make the work and school run much smoother, but it is ideal for nipping to the shops to buy forgotten groceries or to take the whole clan out on a fun road trip. However, owning a car can...

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