What I Did – August 2016

August What I Did

Another month has gone by so it’s time for my monthly recap post.  August was a great month as it was both myself and Keil’s birthdays which meant plenty of celebrations!

The Trip to London

The first weekend of August came with a trip to London with friends to watch Liverpool v Barcelona at Wembley.  We arrived at our hotel, The Zetter, which is in Clerkenwell, a really nice spot in London.  We had booked brunch so we enjoyed this with plenty of proseeco as it included bottomless fizz.  Then we went to the game, which you can read about on Voltage Sport.  It was great to watch Messi and Suarez who are 2 of the current best players around.  Depsite this Liverpool won 4-0.  After the game we went for pizza before heading back to the hotel.  The next morning we went on a touristy exploration to see Buckingham Palace, walked up Pall Mall, up to Trafalgar Square and into Covent Garden.  We ended the trip at Wildwood Kitchen somewhere I’ve visited previously and as before, the food was great.

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The Birthday Weekend

The following Saturday was my birthday, with Keil’s on the Tuesday so it was a busy weekend.  Friday night we went to watch Suicide Squad.  On Saturday we went to The Hop for a meal and had a few drinks in Saltaire.  Sunday, we went to Leeds early for lunch at Bills.  Followed by watching football in Toast and then we went out for a meal at Livin’ Italy.  It was a great weekend!

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The Bank Holiday

The final weekend of August was a bank holiday.  On the Friday we went to Saltaire Brewery for their monthly beer event.  It was our first time and although I am not a huge beer drinker I still enjoyed it.  On the Sunday we went to cricket to watch Yorkshire in a semi-final, they lost but it was still a good day.  Afterwards, I had a few selfies with some of the players – Including Jonny Bairstow who plays for England!

August What I Did

In between the busy weekends I was focused on business, networking and putting together my new blog course, Trigger Your Blog which is coming soon.

Overall August was full of hectic weekends with celebrations and days out.  How was your August?  Comment below the favourite thing you did.

2 Comments

  • Caz

    Reply Reply September 6, 2016

    An interesting read 🙂
    I’m an August baby too. Sounds like you had a fab birthday weekend! What did you think of Suicide Squad? Must admit my August hasn’t been too wonderful, the highlight being me ending up in A&E for post-op complications and staying in hospital for a week. I have been meaning to do a London day trip again soon though so this has encouraged me to get my ass in to gear and get over there! x
    http://www.constantcrisis.org / http://www.invisiblyme.com

    • caroline

      Reply Reply September 6, 2016

      I love been an August baby! I thought Suidice Squad was a good film for the most part, there were a few holes in the story but overall it was enjoyable! Hope you are beginning to feel better x

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