If you have never been to watch a golf tournament before then I would highly recommend the women’s events. The players are brilliant and the crowds not quite as busy as for the men’s event.
In fact whether you like golf or not, you will still have a great day out, particularly if the weather is nice as it was today.
Continue reading The Ricoh Women’s British Open at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club
Retreats are really important for us as we are a remote working company and this was the second one we had been on. It is a great opportunity to get to know the team a little better and of course get some valuable time together to complete some tasks. On the agenda for this retreat was to look at our WordPress maintenance plans.
We all arrived in the delightful little village of Clifford Chambers, just after lunch. The village itself is very quiet and very much reminds me of France, especially with all the hot weather we have had recently.
Continue reading Highrise Digital retreat #2 – Clifford Chambers
Everyone else had been before except me and I was pleased to greeted with a lovely, friendly, family atmosphere at Windmill Farm.
The farm has a number of ‘attractions’ including farm animals, pets, a miniature train as well as reptiles and snakes. In addition there are lots of play grounds and a soft play area for the kids to play as well as the cafe.
Continue reading A Day Out at Windmill Farm
The course a lot smaller than I remember it, but I guess that was because, back then I was a lot smaller than I am now! We (I played with my father) at the first and both hit really good first shots nice a straight. I would love to say to the golf got better from there but, for me at least it was not particularly impressive.
Continue reading 9 Holes of Gold at Highfield Golf Course – Higher Wheelton
The nature reserve us just off the M6 motorway at Junction 31. In fact you have to look for the signs in order to take the correct road or else you will end up on the motorway.
There is a selection of short walks you can take, which go in and around the nature reserve. We went on the perimeter walk – well sort of having got a little lost but ended up on a nice walk along the river.
Continue reading A Sunny Stroll Around Brockholes Nature Reserve
Note: see if you can spot the celebrity in the photos (not someone on stage or performing at the concert of course!).
My brother kindly gave me the opportunity to attend the concert as he had a spare ticket and I snapped at the chance. To be honest concerts and going to this sort of event as never been my thing but I thought it would be silly to pass the opportunity. Continue reading My Very First Concert – Ed Sheeran at the Edithad
Another lovely Sunday morning ride through Whitestake this morning and then back home. 15 miles in total and the weather was perfect.
View the ride on Strava.
A lovely cycle around Leyland this evening in the warm but not too hot weather. Set off not really knowing where I was going and ended up doing 13.5 miles. Thoroughly enjoyable!
View the Ride on Strava
It was lovely weather this Sunday morning and I headed out with my brother around the Longton area for a lovely cycle. Really enjoyed the ride in the flat countryside.
We managed 8 miles after a cycle to get started and it really felt like I could have done another 8. Definitely going to try and make this a more regular thing.
Continue reading A Cycle in and Around Longton
We actually headed out to Southport to get some walking shoes however found ourselves in what looked like a 5 mile tail-back to get into Southport. Therefore we changed our mind and found the nature reserve on the way back.
Continue reading A Walk Round Longton Brickcroft Nature Reserve