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I'm sat in my kitchen enjoying a well-deserved cup of Yorkshire tea - observing my very clean kitchen-diner. I've spent the last two hours wiping the chocolate fingerprints of four year olds off the glass of my rather large French windows. I've removed crushed up...read more
Rudding Park - In A League of its Own Take my virtual tour of Rudding Park’s Award-Winning Spa January - after a lingering...read more
In October I completed Sober October. In November I completed Bender November. Sober October resulted in the most pissed-up November on record - I basically just postponed all my social activities in October and moved them to November. Christmas came and went...read more
Ilkley's super slick and sophisticated over 21s cocktail bar debuts its food menu this week and it's worth the wait. When The Ticket Office in the well-heeled West Yorkshire town of Ilkley opened its ornate doors in 2017, the joint put a night out on the town in...read more
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
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These were the words hollowed by Otley's bellman (or Town Crier to some) Terry Ford when I ventured into Otley recently. He's been out and about the town in recent weeks as Yorkshire builds up to the mighty Tour de Yorkshire this weekend (29th...
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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.