Warmed up

2019-04-06 Assessment Disaster

I've just come across a little booklet written by the UK Sepsis Trust. I wish I had been told about this following my little sepsis episode a year ago. Or at least been given some of the info by the hospital when they discharged me. But then again, if I was told, I would...

2018-01-27 Menai Straits

With the weather forecast for SW F5 gusting to F7 there was much debate among the various groups at Anglesey Outdoors as to where would be best for a paddle. Having had a little drive down the coast to Trearddur Bay and seen the various conditions, it was an easy decision, head for the...

Helen and James consulting...

2017-04-05 Five Star Training – Day 3

After a better nights camping, Wednesday came with Open Water Navigation in the morning, personal skills in Penrhyn Mawr in the afternoon, followed by an excellent moonlit night nav exercise in the evening……. a very long but productive day. Monday seemed like a long long time ago!  The night navigation was great fun. Hand-railing...

Day 1 - 5 Star Training

2017-04-03 Five Star Training – Day 1

After a very wet and windy night that saw me getting up at 4am to dismantle my tarp, that was trying to leave camp, we I met with James Stevenson of Adventure Elements and the other trainees in the paddlers at 9am. The other paddlers were Helen, Yorkshire Dave and Gordon. Having made our introductions James...

PM - not a lot happening

2016-10-09 Penrhyn Mawr Again!

Penrhyn Mawr again with Brian, Andy Sloan and Dave Blake’s group. We all got there far too early. We (Brian and moi) told them it was far too early the night before, but they insisted on a 9:30 on the water. Hey ho. Another hour in bed would have been nice. When we arrived...

Penrhyn Mawr - Outer Race

2015-05-24/25 Anglesey Again

Sunday 24th May This recent bank holiday weekend saw me driving over to Anglesey (again) on Sunday to meet up with my paddle buddy. The original plan was to go out to the Skerries, but the wind from the NW had other ideas. So we settled on meeting at Borth Wen, Rhoscolyn at the...

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