Aled Treharne on May 15th, 2007

A fairly uneventful first responder shift on Saturday ended with a bang about 0400 on Sunday with a little old lady with chest pains. I did manage to get back and get another few hours sleep but it wasn’t too long before I was in Cardiff getting breakfast with Jon and Rich before we headed […]

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Aled Treharne on May 9th, 2007

I’ve had a cracking weekend. For those of you who remember these things, it was a year ago that Sean and I first met. At this juncture I’d just like to thank my Volunteer Pimp. You did good. On Saturday morning, after I went to pick Sean up from Aber we headed off to Llanddeusant, […]

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Aled Treharne on February 5th, 2007

Saturday dawned bright with a deep blue sky more typical of a summer day. Jon and I’d arranged to have another attempt at getting him up to the highest point in the Beacons – twice we’d been up on to the Neuadd Ridge already, but we’d not been able to make it. So we parked […]

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Aled Treharne on January 22nd, 2007

Yesterday was the team’s first exercise of the year, so at 0800 I headed up to base. It was to be a day of medical workstations, where we had a number of scenarios to work our way around. We headed off to RAC Corner and spent the day there looking at various scenarios in the […]

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Aled Treharne on December 7th, 2006

So contrary to what you see, I did write a nice long update on the weekend, how I fixed the car with Malc’s help and drove up to Aberystwyth to surprise Sean (which I did) and how we both had a relaxing weekend snuggling and watching buffy. Unfortunately, it got lost. WordPress so needs a […]

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Aled Treharne on November 22nd, 2006

Given the weather over the last few days[1], you’d expect to see walkers on the Beacons with waterproofs, hot flasks, etc. So why were we called last night to a pair without waterproofs? The pager went off at 1848 – just as Mal and I were getting ready to head off to fix his car […]

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Aled Treharne on November 2nd, 2006

Sorry I missed the updates on callouts over the weekend what with all the other joy that was going on. Typically, on the weekend that both Mal and I decided to head to Aberystwyth for weekends with respective better halves, we get two cracking callouts. Very little information on these so far – I suspect […]

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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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