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Lime and coriander salmon

Day 189 - photo a day 2017

Sat 08 July 2017

I had a day of getting bits and pieces done today. The day started early with taking Elysia to the train station to go to her friend's wedding. I managed to fix my gears and clean all of the sealant off of my frame. I mowed a lawn and did …

Misty view from Nant visitor centre

Day 188 - photo a day 2017

Fri 07 July 2017

This afternoon a guy who I work with called Julian and I took the afternoon off to do a rideout so that I could show him toboggan and the secret descent. His mate Stu also joined us. The weather was threating some rain but it held off and the trails …

Spinning wheel

Day 187 - photo a day 2017

Thu 06 July 2017

Well, I did say it was going to happen and here it is - spinning wheel. It's quite a while for us to work out how to use it and it looks like it's best suited for fine yarn which Elysia doesn't think she has the skill for yet. We'll keep …

Abergorlech forestry sign

Day 186 - photo a day 2017

Wed 05 July 2017

I had to go down to Swansea for an MRI scan. It's a good job that I left an hour early as the road between Lampeter and Carmarthen had a big queue on it that wasn't moving at all. I don't know why but it did mean that I had …

Graffiti'd falling down building

Day 185 - photo a day 2017

Tue 04 July 2017

This evening I went for a walk with Elysia as it's a scorcher of a day. I fancied going over to the top of consti and maybe have a look at the state of Clarach woods. Walk round up being a couple of hours long which I hadn't planned and …

Steam link and controller

Day 184 - photo a day 2017

Mon 03 July 2017

I noticed last week that the steam link was at £11.99 and I'd been looking at one for a while but been unsure it'll work with, ethernet over power, network. Just so happened that the link + a steam controller was also being bundled together for £35 so I went …

Completely dismantled piano

Day 183 - photo a day 2017

Sun 02 July 2017

I spent most of today finishing up dismantling the piano. I also went to a farm near Llanon with Elysia so that she could learn how to use a spinning wheel, she's was also lent one to learn on so you can probably guess what one photo this week will …

Woods at Myherin

Day 182 - photo a day 2017

Sat 01 July 2017

I went to Myherin again today, I'm really loving it there at the moment. The weather was good and the trails were great. I think that next time I'll get down the top of Truman clean so long as I don't make any mistakes. I'd also seen a trail on …

Siphoning beer into keg

Day 181 - photo a day 2017

Fri 30 June 2017

The final gravity of this batch of beer has settled at around 1.005 putting the percentage at 6-6.5%. Last week's weather has likely played hell with the yeast as the fermentation got much warmer than it should have. As it's settled I decided that I'd best siphon it …

Dismantling a piano

Day 180 - photo a day 2017

Thu 29 June 2017

More dismantling! I've been wanting this piano out of the house for some time but it's seriously heavy and the layout of the house is kind of awkward so it'd be a right pain to remove. I've put it up on Facebook groups and on freecycle but no-one wants it …

Dismantled bed

Day 179 - photo a day 2017

Wed 28 June 2017

As Paul is moving out in a month and we don't have anyone planned to stay over before he moves out we decided to dismantle Elysia's old bed. It's pretty rubbish and the mattress is horrible. As we now both have our computers in that room it gives us more …

View from top of Goggerdan woods

Day 178 - photo a day 2017

Tue 27 June 2017

This evening I went to Gogerddan woods to have a play on the track there. Turns out that the top was pretty overgrown and I still had my folding saw in my bag so I spent a while trimming back the overgrowth and getting rid of the brambles. I probably …

Servicing dropper post

Day 177 - photo a day 2017

Mon 26 June 2017

It's about that time again, time for interim service! On the list for this service is: dropper post and replace dropper cable, air can service on shock, forks lowers, bleed brakes and then anything else that looks/feels like it's about time. I'd never done the dropper before, it was …

Looking out from the Arch car park

Day 176 - photo a day 2017

Sun 25 June 2017

Today I decided to go over to Myherin again. I got to the car park and didn't feel very good, unloaded the car and my balance was just nowhere to be found. I decided that Myherin isn't the place to be riding when feeling not so good so reloaded the …

Looking down tunnel

Day 175 - photo a day 2017

Sat 24 June 2017

I went for a ride up to Nant today, the first descent that I did was Zorro and it felt pretty terrible. Balance was off and not feeling it. At the bottom I was feeling quite dehydrated though so I drank all of my water which meant that I needed …

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