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Be prepared to walk back to happiness

September 18, 2020 2 Comments

Regular Gorgeous Yorkshire readers will know that I (it’s Sharon here)  am a keen walker. It’s something I’ve done from being a very young child.  I would persuade friends to join me in “adventure walks” up to the local reservoir and I regularly walked our dog up past the mills and out into open fields.[Read More]

All because… we love finding vintage treasures for your home

September 10, 2020 No comments

Did you know that Gorgeous Yorkshire has its very own vintage shop in Harrogate? As well as being newspaper journalists, stylists, mums and partners, interiors obsessives, travellers, diners, decorators, upcyclers and generally mad middle-aged wimmin, we also love to spend as much time as we can seeking out vintage treasures in the hope that people[Read More]

The Bike & Boot hotel in Scarborough is a haven in the storm

August 28, 2020 1 Comment

A short visit to Scarborough last week saw us staying at the new Bike & Boot hotel. The weather was shocking, stormy, grey and wet, so we were happy to spend most of our time indoors, not least because the hotel’s interiors proved to be quite an inspiration. It’s right on the front, on Cliff[Read More]

Favourite Great Yorkshire Show catwalk memories

July 17, 2020 1 Comment

How we have missed the Great Yorkshire Show this week! Having said that, the online films have been a treat, and given a lovely insight into what makes the show and some of the folk behind its success. Sometimes it’s good to step back and reflect. What we miss most, of course, is the fabulous[Read More]

My favourite Yorkshire walks book

July 10, 2020 No comments

Lockdown has brought plenty of stress and misery but there have been a few positve aspects and one is that more people have discovered the joy of walking in Yorkshire. When all there was to do was take a daily walk, scores of people trooped past my window to follow the finger posts pointing them[Read More]