Monthly Archives: February 2018

Lost at Fairhaven Lake

It’s a favourite haunt of ours. A man made lake next to the beach just round the corner from Lytham.

The cafe serves immense home made fish fingers and all manner of butties, cakes and main meals….a real delight especially if, like us, you have a small child. The playground is great and if you’re really lucky there’s a guy with a huge inflatable slide…..more fun!

I don’t know about other parents but my son has had four new pairs of gloves or mittens this winter with three pairs left over from last winter. To date I have 5 orphans and a lost pair. Most losses seem to happen at nursery. How? I just don’t get it but next winter I’ll be making his! Up there with knitted trunks, I’m sure, the threat of home made will encourage him not to lose them!

I’m not up to making shoes, though!


Lost in Malham – full circle

I can’t admit to taking either of these. My good friend Mark Freeman took them.

We go walking when I can get my proverbial together, and it being 15 months since we last walked, managed a time out last weekend. Mark suggested revisiting school trip stamping ground, Malham.

We did the circular route taking in Janet’s Foss, Gordale Scar; Malham Tarn and then back via the Cove.

We had all manner of winter weather, fluffy snow, BITING WIND, sideways hard snow, sun and more wind.

The online route said 2 hours 55 mins assuming you walked up the waterfall at Gordale but I wimped out and we took the 2 mile detour. No idea if that affected the time to the degree it took but 5 hours. Yes, 5!

My pathetic, post baby, perimenopausal body took a beating. I was unable to get out of the car!

Anyway these

It’s hilarious as Malham was home to my first lost glove I think. Or second.

My left foot is still unhappy but plans for a walk next month are afoot. I must lose weight.