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Well hello British Summer time! OK so it's not quite summer but the sun is shining and that is good enough for me. I haven't posted a post for ages on my mental health. And it's certainly not because I've had nothing to say. But that's the shit storm that is mental...read more
Skipton's new bar and kitchen, Alexander's has been on my radar for a good few months. The joint keeps flashing up on my Insta-feed. Cracking looking cocktails one minute, pictures of packed-out sun terraces the next. Kids eating ice cream, delicious looking plates of...read more
If The Box Tree restaurant was located anywhere else but Yorkshire I expect it wouldn't be quite a special as it is. It would certainly be swallowed up in London - hidden in the shadows of Le Gavroche, Alain Duccasse and Gordon Ramsey. But here in Leeds, it is The Box...read more
A child-friendly feast for the eyes and the taste buds at Iberica. I half expected Lio De-Caprio to appear and shove a Babysham glass filled with expensive champagne into my hand as we walked through the stylish, 1920s salon style, dark oak, gold and smoked glass...read more
The Ultimate Girly Night Away When the female bartender at an elegant country boutique hotel in a picture-perfect North Yorkshire village whips up a Slingsby & Fever Tree, an Espresso Martini and a French 75 that Dale DeGroff would be proud of, you know you're in...read more
Helmsley is the Knightsbridge of Yorkshire Market towns, not least because it's home to two of Yorkshire's finest luxury boutique hotels - The Feversham Arms and The Black Swan. Both of which I've had the pleasure of an overnight sojourn. 25 miles north of York,...read more
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The Ultimate Girly Night Away When the female bartender at an elegant country boutique hotel in a picture-perfect North Yorkshire village whips up a Slingsby & Fever Tree, an Espresso Martini and a French 75 that Dale DeGroff would be proud of, you know you're in...
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Girl About Yorkshire is a personal blog written by me – Lyndsey Thomas – a thirty-something Yorkshire-born, haphazard mum of two. I blog candidly about life with a focus on my love of food, fun, family and life in Yorkshire.