Posts in the Adventures category

HOTEL REVIEW: THE PRINCIPAL, YORK

The Principal is one of those real town-meets-country kind of places where you feel like you could be staying in a beautiful stately home and yet you have the wonderful city of York within walking distance. That’s what I call a perfect combination.

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REVIEW: FISK, HARROGATE

Whether you’re local to Harrogate or just visiting; if you love seafood, especially with a south east Asian twist, I’d recommend you get a little Fisk in your dish.

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24 HOURS IN HARROGATE

It’s good to be a tourist in your own town, taking the time to enjoy what’s on your doorstep. I’m so lucky to have grown up in Harrogate and be able to raise my family here now. It’s changed such a lot over the years but I love how it balances history with modernity. So for all those who asked, here’s how I like to while away a few hours in my back yard.

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CELEBRATING A WHITE XMAS AT LE MANOIR

When it comes to blogger treats, give me a beautiful old house and gardens plus great food and company and I’m there. I recently got together with The White Company and a few other bloggers at Raymond Blanc’s amazing Belmond Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons in Oxfordshire and the result was a very festive day. 

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WELCOMING ANTHROPOLOGIE TO LEEDS

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Words can’t quite describe how pleased I am that this wondrous shop has just opened in the North and just down the road from me in Leeds. It’s also located in the breathtakingly beautiful new Victoria Gate shopping centre, so the retail experience is on another level. I went along to the launch party recently and it was a suitably special occasion.

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