Monthly Archives: October 2010

Ghostly goings-on in Edinburgh

We had such an enjoyable time catching up with Ian and Sarah. Thank you both again for a lovely weekend. We left Borgue mid-morning to head to Edinburgh. It took us a couple of hours to get to the caravan/motorhome site … Continue reading

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Fun and games in Borgue

In the morning while Sarah was busy sorting out the last few things for a “Soup and Sweet” fundraising event – the proceeds going towards the restoration of Kirkandrews church of which Sarah is a trustee – Ian took us … Continue reading

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An early morning run

I’m not sure what came over me this morning: but I “popped out” for an early morning run today. I left Ian and Sarah’s house and headed into Borgue and then down towards Carrick. It ended up being around a … Continue reading

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Northward to Kirkcudbright

Most of today was spent travelling from Snowdonia to Kirkcudbright in the Scottish Borders. However, I completely underestimated the distance we had to travel and hence the time it would take us to complete our journey.

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A leg stretch on Y-Garn (947m)

Despite the weather remaining extremely wet and blustery, we just had to get out and about and up into the mountains of Snowdonia. We decided that today’s walk should take in the summit of Y Garn above Llyn Idwal in … Continue reading

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A stroll to the lake – Llyn Elsi

The weather remains “pants” so a simple stroll up to the beautiful Llyn Elsi was all that we managed today. Llyn Elsi is situated above the village of Betws-y-Coed in the Gwydir Forest and serves as a reservoir providing water … Continue reading

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Inclement weather – perhaps a day to relax?

We had good intentions of getting out on the hill today but overnight the weather turned a bit nasty and wet.

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The journey commences – at last!

The journey commences at last – well sort of.

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A belated but huge thank you to our QinetiQ colleagues

When Elaine I left QinetiQ for the last time we had both worked for the company for more than 15 and 14 years, respectively. In that time we had built up a fantastic network of colleagues who are amongst our … Continue reading

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Pack, discard, re-pack

This week has been a challenge. We’ve been deciding what we need to take with us on our big trip. Not as easy as it sounds. We need all sorts – the list is endless.

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