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King’s Road Harrogate and the need to shop local

February 13, 2020 No comments

This is the notice I found today stuck on the outside of the now sadly dark and empty window of Ramus Seafood Emporium, the shop on King’s Road Harrogate which closed so suddenly earlier this month. Its message is well worth us all considering. “SHOP LOCAL” it urges, then sets out in an eloquent and[Read More]

Floral workshop for men – Valentine’s Day gift sorted?

February 6, 2020 No comments

Natalia Willmott in association with York florist Joanna Keely will be hosting a “men only”  floral workshop in her home in Stillingfleet on 10 February 2019. Participants will enjoy a three hour workshop with a floral demonstration, a home made curry, leading to the making of a floral gift and card to take home and[Read More]

Enjoy Robin Hood’s Bay everyday

January 23, 2020 No comments

I love Robin Hood’s Bay and while I have lots of photographs of this characterful coastal village, none can compete with the latest artwork by Sarah Harris. Her latest limited edition screen print features the bay and also manages to capture the essence of this magical place. Sarah, who is based in West Yorkshire, specialises[Read More]

The Country Living Christmas Fair is here

December 5, 2019 No comments

It’s no secret that Sharon and I love the Country Living Christmas Fair in Harrogate and we make sure we have a good look around it each December to find great ideas (#christmasinspo), meet lovely creative people and stock up on gifts and decs – gin and deer-related products, usually. As I write, I have[Read More]

Gorgeous Yorkshire opens at 53 Bo’ Grove

November 8, 2019 No comments

Yes, it’s official! We have opened our very own little shop-within-a-shop at fabulous new Harrogate shopping destination 53 Bo’ Grove. Although Sharon and I have been talking about having a Gorgeous Yorkshire shop for years (ever since we started taking stalls at Yorkshire vintages fairs), it all came about rather suddenly. We read that 53[Read More]