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In which we open an Etsy vintage shop

January 17, 2021| 1 Comment

We are now open as a Gorgeous Yorkshire vintage shop on Etsy where we are beginning to showcase and sell many of our vintage treasures. It’s a decision we have taken, of course, because of Lockdown 3.0 which means that our lovely shop-within-a-shop at 53 Bo Grove in Harrogate is closed again for now. There[Read More]

Christmas shopping events with Yorkshire artists and makers

November 27, 2020

Hebden Bridge artists and makers are staging Art Chain – a Zoom show and tell – at 7pm on December 3 on the Hebden Makes Christmas website and on the @hbopenstudios Facebook page and hbopenstudios Instagram account.  This will be followed by  an online makers market on Instagram on December 4 between 7pm and 9pm. The Art Chain will see[Read More]

Gardening on the menu with Martin Fish

November 5, 2020

One of the most pleasurable interviews I have done for my day job with The Yorkshire Post recently was with Martin Fish, a renowned gardening expert, author, broadcaster and Royal Horticultural Society judge at Chelsea, Hampton Court and other major flower shows. He created a splendid garden from scratch on a 0.6 acre plot behind[Read More]

My autumn garden gets a makeover in this Season of mists

October 30, 2020

And mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run. Sorry, I couldn’t resist. I don’t usually begin a story or post with a famous quote (and I despair of features that begin “It is a truth universally acknowledged[Read More]

The Vintage Home Show in Pudsey is back and raring to go

September 25, 2020

We are delighted to report that the Vintage Home Show will go ahead in a Covid-safe way at Pudsey Civic Hall on Sunday the 4th of October. Discover Vintage, the organisers, have not been able to stage one of their fantastic Vintage Home Shows (they also run them in Manchester and in the Midlands) for[Read More]