Aled Treharne on August 25th, 2008

This week I have been studiously not working. That, however, is fine, because I was not at work, I was in fact doing something that has been recommended to me, something I’ve heard is quite fun – this thing called a hol-i-day. Figuring that time was running out for Sean and I to have a […]

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Aled Treharne on June 23rd, 2008

Hayfever is hitting me pretty hard this year – I’ve had a number of people comment that they’re finding it difficult to cope as well, so it looks like there’s seriously potent pollen out there for some reason. As a result, I’ve not been spending much time outdoors, but I decided to partake in this […]

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The past few weeks have been mostly unbroken by shrill beeping of the pager with the exception of the regular Thursday night tests. That is, until Saturday. And it’s been a bizarre series of callouts. After doing my Ambulance shift on Saturday, I headed up to Aberystwyth. Sean and I headed out to a Greek […]

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Aled Treharne on March 30th, 2008

Ok, so it’s not that impressive, but it was a busy shift today. 4 calls, one mountain rescue callout. The shift started off quiet with no calls from Ambulance control until Saturday morning, meaning that I could get a decent night’s sleep. Of course, a lie in was out of the question as the phone rang […]

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Aled Treharne on March 4th, 2008

I’ve been rather apathetic about my blogging recently, sorry about that. I had a pretty busy week last week, including a search for a misper in Mountain Ash on Thursday which left me exhausted for Friday. Friday night was on shift with the first responders right through until Saturday night and what a busy shift […]

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Aled Treharne on February 12th, 2008

I did not get a break. So yesterday as I started winding up and preparing to go home, the pager went off. An area standby for a rescue on Hay’s Bluff near Hay on Wye. So I headed up to base and caught the first response vehicle about to leave. Jumping on board, we headed […]

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Aled Treharne on November 18th, 2007

I was at Dinas Rock in the Neath valley rescuing a young man with a potential spinal injury. Slipped after gorge walking, he felt a pain in his back and they didn’ hesitate before calling us. It was a good, and thankfully, fairly quick rescue thanks to the presence of Rescue 169 from Chivenor. I […]

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Aled Treharne on October 20th, 2007

After spending yesterday helping Mal move house, Mal, Louisa, Sean and I had a cracking good meal in the pub in Pentyrch. Excellent food, the caramelised goat’s cheese starter was just unbelievable. So it was a well-fed Aled that left the house when the pager went off about 2100. We had reports of a misper […]

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Aled Treharne on October 13th, 2007

I was intending this weekend to catch up with cleaning and some shopping at Custom Orthotics . Not the most exciting of weekends, but I’ve had lots of exciting weekends and I really needed a boring one to catch up on housework. Meh. So I wasn’t really too unhappy when, at around 1:15pm this afternoon […]

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Aled Treharne on October 4th, 2007

Up on my Flickr site I have quite a few photos taken on my route to and from work. It’s one of the things I love most about where I live and work is that in between the two is a single-track road that crosses the mountain, and in the mornings with the sun shining […]

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