Monthly Archives: January 2013

Gone for a Burton

Tomorrow sees the end of an extremely busy week but also a chance to let my hair down (metaphorically speaking!). I am off to Burton for a brewers dinner with chums and old work colleagues. Its a black tie job … Continue reading

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The Wye Valley in the Snow

As I alluded to in my last post, I have managed to get out for a few walks recently but they have been low level valley ones. The lure of the snow was an added incentive to get a bit … Continue reading

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Cycling miles not walking miles

This last week has seen me get out and about quite a bit. A couple of short walks with the kids and the dog but actually the bulk of my outdoor time has been on the bike. The snow didnt … Continue reading

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Hiraeth Bunkhouse – a review

Last weekend saw a motley gaggle of 6 dads, 9 lads and 1 daughter make their way to The Hiraeth Bunkhouse situated just outside the NW Brecon Beacons a mile from the village of Llanwrda. The weekend was a great … Continue reading

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A weekend of snow…

Well, who said we dont get snow in South Wales?! Er, actually that might have been me. Well to be fair, we dont generally get as much as other parts of the country (apart from the mountains). Therefore this last … Continue reading

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Bunkhouse trip approaching…please alight here for snow!

First trip of the year sees the dads, lads and daughters posse heading out to the North West Brecon Beacons for a bunkhouse spectacular. The bunkhouse is near Llandovery and looks just the ticket. 14 of us will head on … Continue reading

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Well, thats the bike bought

Today was a mixture of gear browsing and gear buying, but for cycling not walking for a change. Off this morning with everyone packed in the car and down to Bristol to get a bike fitting and a bike chosen. … Continue reading

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