Monthly Archives: June 2012

No pain no gain

I’m a keen rock climber, and since the weather recently has been persisting it down, I’ve been visiting the climbing wall to keep in shape. A new bouldering wall called the Climbing Hangar has opened in Liverpool recently, and along … Continue reading

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Hydro haven

Just come back from a long weekend in the lake district and as per usual the weather was a mix of glorious sunshine and biblical downpours. While I was there I managed to get a couple of runs in and also a … Continue reading

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North south divide

Have reached a satisfying milestone this week in that the north Wales holiday cottage reviews are all complete, although I’m still not even halfway through the total, with south Wales having 5 more properties that the north. I am now … Continue reading

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Green gadget

Staying at a friend’s flat in west Cumbria this weekend. As well as living there he is also responsible for managing the whole building and looking after the maintenance, etc. He has been looking for a solution to the problem … Continue reading

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Pedal Power Workshop

Spent Saturday of this weekend at the Silk Mill in Derby, an industrial museum. I was taking part in a workshop to create 4 pedal powered generators for the city to use in future community events, after hearing about it … Continue reading

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Congratulations to National Trust Wales – Ashden awards

Congratulations to Keith, Paul (my mentors and Jedi masters) and the rest of the team from Wales who have picked up two awards at the Ashden ceremony this week – including the gold award for the leading UK sustainability project … Continue reading

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Off the beaten track and off the grid

This week I have completed another round of National Trust holiday cottage reviews in North Wales, and (most of the time) I have been lucky with the weather. Another 6 properties ticked of the list, and another 6 stunning locations … Continue reading

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