What is a ‘Dad’venture?

I’m not unique in getting hold of the term Dadventure, but I am keen to attach it to my blog as I feel it fits with what I’m trying to achieve. The esteemed Author and Adventurer Al Humphries has coined the phrase #microadventure to describe an adventure that is short, simple, local, cheap – yet […]

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Wales – 6 Best Dadventures

Keen to promote the growing advenuture touism business globally and put Wales firmly on the map, the Welsh Government announced that 2016 would be its ‘Year of Adventure‘. Official Adventure Ambassadors; Bear Grylls, Richard Parks, Maria Leijerstam and Tori James have been spreadng the word and inspiring others to follow in their footsteps. Having spent […]

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Dad, thats not a Vegan burger is it?

Two weeks into Veganuary and the change from life long meateater to vegan is proving more difficult. I’m guessing that coming off meat and dairy is like quitting anything, with the psychological effects being the ones most heavily felt. I’ve successfully cooked a couple of dishes from the Veganuary website, vegan sausage rolls, and vegan […]

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Dad, Whats a Vegan?

For a little over 40 years I’ve eaten meat, and lots of it, some good quality, some well sourced, plenty bad quality and badly sourced.  From a fine steak to a simple sausage sandwich, meat has been the fundamental keystone of my diet.  It tastes good, it smells good and surely it has to be […]

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Catapult memories

Harking back to my childhood in the mid 80s the Black Widow Catapult was quite literally the weapon of choice for the tough kids from the estate. Local urban myth had it that said catapult was an illegal weapon, banned by the government, anyone found with one would be expelled at best, sent to a […]

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