Monthly Archives: October 2013

Mountain Moods

Never ceases to amaze me the ever changing views you get from being in a mountain area. One day sunshine and verdant green, the next greys and blacks steeped in heavy weather. Today I found the latter in abundance on … Continue reading

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6mm Dark Age Cavalry finished – my other, OTHER hobby :)

I dont have another blog to post this on and although it has absolutely nothing to do with the outdoors, I thought I would post up a few pictures of my latest painting project. Now all I have to do … Continue reading

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18 months of progress – here comes the lipid clinic

I have been on a healthy eating and exercise regime for 18 months now. In that time I have lost 3 stones and certainly seen my fitness improve. Done partly for the obvious reasons I also started down this route … Continue reading

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Halo Protex Bandana – versatile headwear for walking and cycling

Ok, so time for a quick review of a new bit of kit I picked up from the Cycle show the other week: The Halo Protex Bandana http://store.haloheadband.com/athletic-bandana-p/pb.htm Believe it or not I have spent AGES looking for a hat/head-covering … Continue reading

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Favourite views – looking north to the Black Mountains

I count myself lucky in where I live. The sea to the south, the Wye Valley to the east and the Welsh Valleys to the West. So whats North? The Brecon Beacons and specifically The Black Mountains. Everytime I go … Continue reading

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Wye Valley Magic – a long ride today…

A quick post to say ow, ow ,ow, ow, ow, owwwwwwww…….. I went out for a morning ride that took in the Wye Valley, Monmouth, Abergavenny and the Vale of Usk. The weather was great, an early mist gave me … Continue reading

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