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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

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]

Vintage Burberry, Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Steiff up for auction at Tennants

July 3, 2020

Fancy a Chanel midnight blue quilted leather handbag, anyone? Or a Louis Vuitton suitcase? Both go under the hammer tomorrow, Saturday, July 4, as part of the Costume, Accessories & Textiles Sale at Tennants Auctioneers in Leyburn. North Yorkshire. There are vintage textiles, period costume, luxury designer accessories, giant sample perfume bottles, lace, quilts and[Read More]

Designer Ruth Holly unveils a new collection

June 25, 2020

Yorkshire designer Ruth Holly has launched her latest collection of homeware and stationery and we love it. Nomad features Ruth’s trademark natural surface patterns and was inspired by travel adventures and holiday happiness, hence the bursts of sunny yellow. “Nomad is also inspired by changes, both those that I have gone through since launching the[Read More]

This is when Bettys is reopening in Yorkshire

June 12, 2020

Bettys has announced today that it will reopen its shops so that soon we can all step out to buy its delicious Fat Rascals, macaroons, fondant fancies and more. The opening dates are as follows: 22nd June: Harrogate and Northallerton 29th June: Ilkley, Harlow Carr and York St Helen’s Square 6th July: York Stonegate Open[Read More]