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Flashback to 2008 - Obama‘s been elected president, Britney‘s made one of her many comebacks, Beyoncé and Jay Z have tied the knot and I was merrily going about my life at uni when I was struck down with, what I later came to know as, a “Crohn’s flare up”. My best...read more
Those of you who follow our Girl About Halifax, Emma, on Instagram will know that she is the Queen of all things Christmas. So, we thought it's be a great idea to share with you all her cute (and cheap!) Christmas traditions... I love Christmas. Always have. I don’t...read more
This cheesecake is a delicious autumnal pud my mum would make around this time of year….before every dessert gets super Christmassy and booze-soaked. There’s just the right amount of cinnamon to get you excited for the festive season and it’s a great way to use up any...read more
Understanding Grief by Laura Today I feel so sad... so, so sad that tears flow silently down my face as I sit to the left of my husband on the other couch. It has been nearly 13 years since my mother died and I feel the sadness today more than ever before. Is it...read more
We’re going Off Piste in Yorkshire! Skipton’s seasonal pop-up at Alexander’s Bar is back and you don’t want to miss it
Dig out your salopettes for a trip to Skipton's sassiest spot! Actually, don't - ski jackets and furry muffs are the last thing you'll need in Alexander's genius seasonal outdoor pop-up. Thanks to a lot of well-positioned heaters and sheep skins in a cosy-sized space...read more
Tuesday is apparently the most depressing day of the week. The previous weekend feels like it never happened and the upcoming one seems like a lifetime away. Well I love Tuesdays - especially when you get invited to dine at the newest kid on the Victoria Quarter...
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.