Aled Treharne on October 15th, 2006

Today has been busy.  I’ve spent most of it training with the Caerphilly First Responders, where we finished off our training, got a few bits of paperwork sorted and did our written exam. Next week we have our assesments. Malcolm came with me this week, and things went spiffingly, so looks like he’s going to […]

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Aled Treharne on October 12th, 2006

The BBC has a news story about a man who slipped and fell on ice while walking the Pyg Track in Snowdonia. I guess this hilights two things for me. First of all, even if there’s no leader to a group, you stick together. This unfortunate chap fell and, according to the coroner, died on […]

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Aled Treharne on October 11th, 2006

The second Sunday evening on the trot I was relaxing when the pager went off. It’d been a long wekeend anyway because I’d spent it with Sean in Aberystwyth, which is a 2 and a half hour trek up some interesting mid-Wales roads (each way). Details were brief – a young chap, despondent, had disappeared […]

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Aled Treharne on October 9th, 2006

So it’s mid-afternoon on Charles street, and noises outside attract our attention. A police van has pulled up to discuss appropriate behaviour with a group of Chavs. Drinks are poured down the drain, one or two seem to be detained. Another day on Charles Street. Cheers, boys.

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Aled Treharne on October 9th, 2006

So the time has come. Once upon a time, a long long time ago, I mentioned that I was looking at various blog-serving software. I have Decided. I’m going to be moving away from Livejournal to WordPress running on my own site. This is going to allow me more flexibility and power for doing StuffWhichIsCoolTM, […]

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Aled Treharne on October 4th, 2006

I’ve resigned from the ATC. There have been a few things that have brought this on, but most of them are fairly simple really. Two things stand out. First of all, time. On top of a 9-5.30 (and then some) job, I volunteer for: Mountain Rescue, SARDA, ATC, First Responders and occasionally the Guide Dogs […]

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Aled Treharne on October 2nd, 2006

We’ve just had a message from Huw. Last night’s misper has been found safe and well – more details on Thursday night I suspect. Also, this one’s made the BBC.

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Aled Treharne on October 2nd, 2006

I was just settling down last night, in fact I had gotten one foot under the quilt when the pager went off. Knowing my kit was in order I got dressed and rushed off to find that we had an honest-to-God mountain search – a missing male walker in his 50’s had not returned from his […]

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Aled Treharne on October 1st, 2006

I’ve had a nice relaxing weekend. Friday night I spent in the company of  et al and we ended up, somewhat unsurprisingly at Charleston’s. A cracking good night out. Saturday was mostly spent sorting the car’s brakes out and  and I were twiddling with them up in base until around 1900. The reason we did […]

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