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The fashion season is here and buzzing

May 19, 2017 No comments

Busy is not the word. Jam-packed and crazy – that’s more like it. It’s been a spring of fashion in Yorkshire, with catwalks and models and hair stylists and make-up artists and, most of all, clothes, gorgeous clothes and accessories everywhere you turn. So, last month saw the Leeds International Festival catwalk, when two shipping[Read More]

Country art to buy and view at Cordings

March 24, 2017 1 Comment

Art lovers, take note. Countrywear specialists Cordings is holding a Country House Art Sale at its beautiful Harrogate store, starting today and running throughout this weekend, March 24-26 2017. “The challenge when opening our new store in Harrogate was to reflect the heritage of our brand through our intimate association with country pursuits,” says Cordings[Read More]

Leeds International Festival launches April

March 3, 2017 No comments

There’s a major new event planned for April 22-29 called the Leeds International Festival, and it promises to be a not-to-be-missed celebration of music, moving image and technology, alongside fashion and food. Apparently, there will be performances from international stars, film screenings, exhibitions and workshops. Rag’n’Bone Man’s coming! A highlight will be The Fashion Space on[Read More]

Broke – but still hitting the sales

January 13, 2017 No comments

Well, it would be rude not to, with so many bargains about. Plus, after Christmas and New Year, I always feel the need to have a spring clean and an audit of the house and its contents. Now that the decorations are down, what’s left, what still works (in terms of function and looking good)[Read More]

Christmas is coming … and the list is growing

November 24, 2016 1 Comment

Is this the Christmas that I finally buy an illuminated reindeer? One that can graze or moo (!?) in the front garden, to amuse passers-by and keep me enchanted throughout the festive season? I’m not sure. It might well be. I keep finding myself in the Christmas department of the new John Lewis store at[Read More]