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Spring Still Hasn't Sprung !!

Today was a rather cool day on the Irfon with Chuck from San Francisco, there was a very strong cold wind with plenty of rain to damper spirits, but the brown trout didn’t seem to mind too much, it seemed a little strange that in the un seasonal weather there was quite a good hatch of LDO’s and the odd March Brown but next to nothing coming up for them, so nymphs it was, the first run we tried was a little concerning for me as not a touch not quite how you want to start a guided day, but onwards and upwards the next run looked lovely if  a little shallow in the low water conditions but he trout were there and feeling hungry Chuck landed 4-5 and had another 3 close to the net only to come off so things were looking up one nice thing was all the fish were very acrobatic as soon as the hook was set the fish would come flying out of the water. 150 more words

Andrew Cartwright

My Life in Book Quotes

I keep an ongoing Word file with details on my year’s reading: books finished with the date, number of pages, and source – similar information to what’s recorded on Goodreads – plus any quotations that particularly stood out to me. 476 more words

Work Life

Nature Connects- Art with Legos at the South Coast Botanical Garden

Nature Connects is an award winning exhibition now touring North America. Created entirely with LEGO brick pieces, this show features larger-than-life sculptures built with LEGO bricks by New York artist Sean Kenney. 543 more words

Travel

Life is a BIG Adventure

My dad turned 70 last week. That’s a big deal. Seven decades, a world of travel, military service, one wife, four children, countless adventures. Sometimes, listening to my dad I realise that the world has both been transformed in countless ways and yet has stayed so much the same. 152 more words

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cheap and cheerful hen party ideas!

 How to Have a great Hen Party on the Cheap!!

Hen party activities are an important part to the success of a hen-party. More and more ladies are looking for organised hen party activities to kick start the celebrations, Here’s our very own top tips we think will be great craic for a Hen party! 384 more words