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I've learnt two things today... 1) To always ensure that I have play-doh in my bag whenever I take the kids out this summer. Honestly, sitting under a tree, pulling out a few of those little plastic tubs of bright-coloured, elasticised modelling compound, and...read more
When my stepdad announced that he'd hired a barge for the entire family to celebrate my mum's birthday, I'll admit, I turned my nose up at the idea. My immediate thoughts were 'small children, stagnant canal water, travelling at five miles per...read more
York's got one, Harrogate's got one... and now folks, Leeds is about to get one. The Ivy is coming to Leeds. The Ivy Collection is set to return to mighty Yorkshire with the opening of a new brasserie in Leeds this autumn and here's a little sneak preview of what it...read more
Today is Day 50. Not quite 50 days without absolutely any alcohol, but 50 days since I made the decision to change my relationship with the poison. My best friend Adele's wedding on 2nd June, 32 days after my last alcoholic drink, was always going to be a big bone...read more
Now THIS is a great gift for the man in your life. If you want to be flavour of the month this Sunday (it's Father's Day!) or any other day for that matter, can I suggest that you jump online and book the man in your life onto a Brewtown Tour of Yorkshire?...read more
Don't be fooled by the words 'retirement' and 'home'. If Four Seasons did retirement homes this would be it. It's every bit 5 star hotel complete with swimming pool, gym, library, acres of beautifully manicured gardens overlooking the breath-taking Yorkshire...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.