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GM2 sound list for the Roland HP603, HP605, LX7 and LX17

19 January 2016     18

This blog post lists and maps the full set of tones and GM2 sounds found in the Roland HP603, HP605, LX7 and LX17 digital pianos. General MIDI 2 or…


Walks near LLangollen and Corwen - Bryneglwys to World's End and back (18 miles)

14 September 2015     2

A stunningly picturesque 18 mile walk incorporating the Llantysilio peaks, the Clwydian Way, Offa's Dyke Path, the Eglwyseg Escarpments, World's End,…


Probably the best hillwalking route up and down Snowdon (9.5 miles)

11 September 2015     16

This 9.5 mile Snowdon ascent and descent has thrills, challenges, staggering views and isolation away from the summit.


What to wear and carry when hillwalking in Snowdonia, the Lake District or Scotland

19 July 2015     12

Last updated October 2021. Help for novice or occasional hillwalkers with buying the right clothing and equipment for hikes in the county's more…


Coping with ulcerative colitis and lactose intolerance

26 March 2015

An article about eating well whilst living with ulcerative colitis and lactose intolerance.


Winter wheels and tyres - an independent opinion

30 December 2014     16

At temperatures below 7°C, summer tyres can become so ineffective that winter tyres are compulsory in many countries, including Germany.