Bearded Theory

What a weekend! Great company, live music, sunshine and gin. We've just been to Bearded Theory music festival with six of our friends and their three children. A good time was had by all, and even the thunderstorm couldn't dampen our spirits. The photos pretty much sum it up.    

In memory of my friend

Indulge me for a moment, while I reminisce... This weekend five of us are spending the weekend together and walking 26 miles on the Anglesey coastal path, while we remember our lovely friend, Cath Willis. Cath was everything anyone could want in a friend... kind, funny, intelligent and lots more thoughts spring to mind. I... Continue Reading →

My first book: Bucket list

I'm currently doing a photography course. It's just 2 hours a week and quite basic, but many of us have been very keen and enthusiastic, and are ahead of ourselves, so our tutor suggested that I have a go at doing a photography book. The idea for the book came about because, when I was... Continue Reading →

Try a boat, get afloat

I'm a member of Colwyn Canoe Club and each year volunteers from the club host a 'Try a boat, get afloat' day on Eirias Park boating lake in Colwyn bay. The event is open to anyone who fancies a go in the club's canoes or kayaks, on their own or with friends and family. This... Continue Reading →

Nervous excitement

That's what I'm feeling today. I woke early, at about 5.30, and lay there thinking about the challenge ahead of me tomorrow, wondering whether I'll manage it. 33 miles of ascents and descents. And if I don't do it, does that mean the Welsh 3000s is off? I'm having a busy day so that's stopped... Continue Reading →

The challenges begin

I'm nervous... very nervous. I feel woefully underprepared for the challenges I've booked to take part in over the next few months, the first being the Llangollen Round on Saturday... a ¬†guided challenge along a 33 mile trail in the hills around Llangollen and the River Dee, with 5300 feet of ascent. We did the... Continue Reading →

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