Tryweryn Fest

We have Just returned from a great weekend in North Wales. On the drive up we visited the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct to take a walk along the 1007ft aqueduct towering 126ft over the River Dee, its amazing to think this took 10 years to build and was completed in 1805, well worth a visit if your driving up the A5 towards Llangollen.
The main reason for our visit was to take part in in the 2013 Tryweryn Festival at the National White Water Centre near Bala, North Wales. Run by the River Legacy Project with events and activities throughout the weekend, we took part in the photo competition with photos that Lou took of me at Lee Valley and the Tryweryn winning two great little Lowe Pro camera bags for 2nd and 3 places.
I took part in the Big Dog ‘Radical Rodeo’ with marks been awarded for traditional old school moves and going big with new school moves,  only because I happened to be playing in the worlds hole when every one turned up to take part.

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Sun, Surf and Cupcakes

After waiting until the Wednesday before May Bank Holiday weekend for the weather forecast we decided to head to Woolacombe for a long weekend of sun, surf and cupcakes.
After a visit to Barnstable farmers market and the Fancy That cupcake stall, we headed in to woolacombe where there was no surf at all, so off to the pub we went for some dinner and a couple of pints of Cornish Rattler Cider, boy is that stuff strong.
On Saturday we awoke to fairly high winds and messy surf, after spending the day on the beach we sat watching the sunset eating fish and chips.
Sunday was totally different clean 4-5ft surf and sunshine, so much sun we both got burnt.
Monday again was a beautiful day, with slightly smaller surf 3-4ft that was even cleaner and better spaced.

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iPhoto Missing Photos

Today I opened up iPhoto to look through and edit some photos that I had taken over the weekend only to find they weren’t all there.
After clicking  File – Reveal in Finder I could see the missing photos in finder but not in iPhoto.

To repair the iPhoto database.

  • Back up your iPhoto Library, incase something goes wrong.
  • Quit iPhoto if it’s open.
  • Hold down the Command and Option(alt) keys on the keyboard – Open iPhoto.
  • Keep the keys held down until the Photo Library First Aid box appears

iPhoto Library First Aid

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Select the option you want to use, Click repair to begin the rebuild process.
This may take some time to complete.