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We love…Yorkshire Air Ambulance Christmas cards

November 16, 2017

We love the new Yorkshire Air Ambulance Christmas cards by Anita Bowerman. Not only do they look festive and fabulous, they will also raise much-needed funds for the charity. Did you know that it costs £12,000 per day to keep both of Yorkshire’s air ambulances in the air? The NHS seconds paramedics to the YAA[Read More]

The Bicycle Den cafe

November 9, 2017| 2 Comments

It was the morning after the night before and we were desperate for fresh air and a good, strong coffee after dinner, drinks and a sleepover at a friend’s house. We found both at The Bicycle Den by the Rochdale Canal in Hebden Bridge. The characterful cafe and adjoining electric bike showroom sit on the[Read More]

A song of heat and ice at Titanic Spa

November 3, 2017| 1 Comment

One of my favourite spas in the UK is right here in gorgeous Yorkshire – Titanic Spa, near Huddersfield. It’s at Linthwaite, locally known as Linfit, apparently, a village four miles west of Huddersfield in the Colne Valley. Textile mills were built there in the early 1900s, harnessing the power of the River Colne. The[Read More]

All the fun of the Ilkley vintage fair

October 26, 2017

I’m looking forward to the wonderful Ilkley vintage fair this Saturday, October 28.  It’s one of my favourites thanks to the lovely, friendly fellow stallholders and the fantastic mix of homeware, fashion and fabulous accessories, not forgetting scrumptious tea, coffee and cake. The event, which is at Ilkley Playhouse on Weston Road from 10am to[Read More]

Magic Lantern Festival comes to Leeds

October 20, 2017

Here’s a heads up about the Magical Lantern Festival which is coming to Roundhay Park in Leeds from November 24. Now in its second year, it will be open Wednesday to Sunday each week and open every day during the Christmas holidays apart from Christmas Eve and Day. The Magic Lantern Festival, which also visits[Read More]