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Between the years of 1982 and 2010 I spent my life racing around in Wales, doing triathlons, mountain running, mountain biking, cross country, running road races & orienteering. I was so focussed on the racing that I spent little time enjoying the country, but out of the corner of my eye I saw that Wales was beautiful and I saw hundreds of places that I wanted to spend more time in and I said "I'll come back here one day". Now I'm in my 50s and time is not my friend any more I've slowed right down and I'm back, taking my time and enjoying walking around wonderful Wales. 

Just before I turned 50 I bought this domain name to go with new new plan to Walk around Wales in stages, around the coast and the Offas Dyke path, that was a couple of years before the coastal path was opened. Before that I'd spent time walking locally with the kids, with friends and on my own. To walk around Wales is one of my ambitions in life but I want to remember it too and because I have a shocking memory I'm going to build this website as a blog of my past walks and as I walk from now on I'll be adding these walks. Feel free to use my walks as an inspiration for your own but please remember to let someone know where you are going and stay safe. 

 

    

 

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LATEST BLOG - SEPTEMBER 2017  AUGUST 2017

2017  -  JULY 2017  -  JUNE 2017  -  MAY 2017  -  APRIL 2017  -  MARCH 2017  -  FEBRUARY 2017  -  JANUARY 2017

2016 -  DECEMBER 2016  -  NOVEMBER 2016  -  OCTOBER 2016 - SEPTEMBER 2016  -  AUGUST 2016  - JULY 2016  -  JUNE 2016 -  MAY 2016 - APRIL 2016  -  MARCH 2016  - FEBRUARY 2016  -  JANUARY 2016 

2015 - DECEMBER 2015  - NOVEMBER 2015  -  OCTOBER 2015  -  SEPTEMBER 2015  -  AUGUST 2015  -  JULY 2015  -  JUNE 2015  -  MAY 2015  -  APRIL 2015  -  MARCH 2015  -  FEBRUARY 2015  -  JANUARY 2015

FIRST BLOG PAGE - DECEMBER 2014

 

18/1/15

Georgie Dog Rescue Walk hits the headlines

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Is it toilet roll ? is it a fungus ? no it's hair ice needing a short back and sides but by 3.00pm it's been completely shaved off. 

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St David's Day and being Welsh - and why is there a grave in the middle of nowhere

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Partial Eclipse of the sun 'paper clip olympics' 

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4/4/15

Happy birthday Pat Davies - Cerdded-y-Cwm walking on part of the St Illtyd's Walk

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73rd Anniversary of Spitfire crashing at Gwaun Nant Ddu - sunrise at the crash site

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7/6/15

Sunset on the Llia Roundabout.

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Are you Ambididdlemous and what is that flower ?

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Sunrise on the Fan Hir ridge and 2 lengths of Llyn y Fan Fawr

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Portugese invasion at Oxwich

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PEN Y FAN - LAST OF THE SUMMER SUNSETS

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18/9/2015

RUGBY WORLD CUP GUINNESS COMMERCIAL

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GALLAHER JERSEY HITS THE BIG TIME

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Who lived in this egg case?

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CHARTISTS CAVE ON MYNYDD LLANGYNIDIR

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I want to be a professional photographer when I grow up

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NEWCASTLE-ON-CLUN to MONTGOMERY Offa's Dyke Path LOGISTICAL CHALLENGE

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15/8/2016

ALIEN PINBALL on ABERAVON BEACH

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SUNSET AT THE SKATE PARK

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THE VIGILANTE VIXEN 

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BONFIRE NIGHT PHOTO PRACTICE

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13/12/2016

DAI'S FIRST (AND MAYBE LAST) BOOK RELEASED

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PILE UP ON PEN Y FAN

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SUPER SUNSETS MONTH AT ABERAVON BEACH

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