My life changed on the 21st July 2017 when I discovered my Mum at the foot of her stairs in a heap. She had been there for the last 14 hours whilst I had been working a night shift at the local hospice holding someone’s hand whilst they were dying. I don’t believe...read more
Dear Mum, The years are flying past so fast! It’s now four years since we started to lose you. It seems like yesterday in some ways, but then so much has happened. You’ve missed so much, Mum. Mabel started school and is absolutely flying – especially in her reading....read more
Afternoon Tea. It’s an iconic British tradition dating back to 1840. Anna Maria Russell, the seventh Duchess of Bedford and friend of Queen Victoria, is known as the creator of this dainty delight. Anna would become hungry around four o'clock in the afternoon with...read more
I was invited along to the Georgia Theatre in Richmond to watch Rox, paper and The Scissors, a play written by Miranda Duffy which aims to inspire children to engage with current affairs and ensure politics isn’t a dirty word for our children, a difficult task in the...read more
With Pancake Day coming up, we've rounded up our top ten places for perfect pancakes across Yorkshire. We bring you the American, the traditional, the vegan, the gluten-free, Dutch, French, sweet, savoury, and everything in between... Billy Bob’s, Bolton Abbey...read more
I love that sauce you get at popular high-end chain and Argentinean steak restaurant Gaucho Grill. Nearly as much as I love the overkill of cowhide. The green sauce - hot, lots of parsley and plenty of chillies in it. I slap it liberally all over my rare Ribeye, dunk...
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.