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Holiday like an aristocrat at Olliver House

May 24, 2018 1 Comment

I love looking for holiday properties and one of my favourite sites is Gorgeous Cottages. It is based in Richmond and specialises in the very best self-catering holidays. The owner, Christina, is fussy (in the nicest possible way) about what she allows on her books. She also insists on professional photographs so the website is[Read More]

Liberty loves Katch Skinner

May 11, 2018 No comments

Wonderful news from Hebden Bridge ceramicist Katch Skinner – she has won the prestigious Liberty Open Call, thanks to her fabulously original egg cups. The top London store invited craftspeople to put their products forward for a chance to be stocked on Liberty’s shelves. Over 9,500 entries flooded in and judges were briefed to find[Read More]

Gorgeous dates for your diary

May 9, 2018 No comments

Here’s our round-up of upcoming gorgeous events around Yorkshire. If you’d like to be featured, simply email gorgeousyorkshire@gmail.com Words in the City, a long weekend of poetry and spoken word, across Leeds, May 10-13. Includes poet and musician Linton Kwesi Johnson at Carriageworks, May 12, 7.30pm (£15/13) and a special events with poet Simon Armitage,[Read More]

Gorgeous dates for your diary

May 1, 2018 No comments

Here’s our round-up of upcoming gorgeous events around Yorkshire. If you’d like to be featured, simply email gorgeousyorkshire@gmail.com Yorkshire Drink, Food & Music Festival, Majestic Hotel, Harrogate, Friday, May 4. More than 30 beers/ales, 25 gins and a selection of wine, fizz and food accompanied by bands, DJ’s and performers.Tickets start at £10, www.greatyorkshiresup.co.uk Words[Read More]

For sale: a gorgeous Yorkshire cottage

January 18, 2018 No comments

If, like me (it’s Sharon, by the way), you dream of escaping to the country, you might like to take a look at this chocolate box cottage in the heart of the North York Moors National Park. I’ve been drooling over it, imagining myself sat next to the fire, warming my hands on a steaming[Read More]