Posts in the Adventures category

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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AT THE ARBORETUM

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This year my birthday fell on a Sunday. So I requested a trip to an arboretum. Sometimes a leafy autumnal walk with your gang followed by a trip to the pub is all you need. Plus it was a good opportunity to get wrapped up in my new wooly hat and scarf. It’s the little things people. 

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