Lon Las Cymru: a cycling adventure

John and I have done done plenty of hiking and running challenges in our holidays but, over May half term, we're doing our first cycling challenge. Lon Las Cymru is a 254-mile cycle route from Cardiff Bay to Holyhead.

Mines, moorland and mountain

For day 2 of my weight loss challenge, we’ve had a 13 mile hike from Nant Mill, near Coedpoeth, Wrexham. The plan was to walk the uphills and jog the downhills, and we pretty much stuck to that, taking about 4 hours 20 minutes to complete the route. I was quite pleased to get round,... Continue Reading →

The 3 lighthouses challenge

Not my usual type of challenge as there was no running involved... Last weekend's challenge was to photograph the 3 main lighthouses on Anglesey – Penmon, Llanddwyn Island and South Stack.  The day was a Welshot rewards day and the aim of the event was to be out all day, experimenting with photography and, hopefully capturing a... Continue Reading →

Sun, sea and photography!

It's been a very busy week, and a very hot one. It's been lovely to get out in the sunshine  and practise various techniques with photographers from Prestatyn camera club and Welshot. I joined Prestatyn camera club last week and, this week, we had a trip to the beach to have a go at taking... Continue Reading →

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