Lifestyle, Days Out and Family Travel

Yorkshire Wonders

Yorkshire Wonders

Lifestyle, Days Out and Family Travel

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A Must-See Itinerary for Visiting Woolacombe

A Must-See Itinerary for Visiting Woolacombe

The UK is home to sweeping landscapes that are as beautiful as they are varied. Indeed the richness of our country’s contrasting golden beaches and rolling green countryside is truly a blessing that provides almost limitless scope when it comes to planning a successful family […]

Hairspray the Musical, York – Review

Hairspray the Musical, York – Review

I went to the opening night of Hairspray the Musical at the Grand Opera House in York last night.  Although I remember when the film was released, I’d never seen it so was not sure what to expect.  What I got was a loud, colourful […]

Places to Eat and Restaurants in Pocklington

Places to Eat and Restaurants in Pocklington

Places to eat and Restaurants Pocklington – we have lots of great restaurants in Pocklington with a diverse choice of food.   Judson’s, Pocklington Judson’s is a firm favourite of mine.  It’s a wine bar and restaurant, with a nice modern atmosphere and outdoor tables that […]

Gio’s Italian Diner York, a Hidden Gem on the A1079!

Gio’s Italian Diner York, a Hidden Gem on the A1079!

Gio’s Italian Diner York – We visited Gio’s on the A1079 Hull Road between York and Pocklington a little while ago (it’s very close to the Thai restaurant).  I wrote this review at the time, but never published as I had a camera failure and […]

Outdoor Theatre at Burnby Hall Gardens – Sense and Sensibility

Outdoor Theatre at Burnby Hall Gardens – Sense and Sensibility

I love outdoor theatre and I love Jane Austen, so was excited to hear that Chapterhouse Theatre Company were bringing Sense and Sensibility to Burnby Hall Gardens in Pocklington. It was a warm evening as we pitched our chairs around the stage. There were chairs […]

Visiting Cornwall and Saving Money during the Summer Holidays

Visiting Cornwall and Saving Money during the Summer Holidays

Visiting Cornwall and Saving Money during the Summer Holidays With the Summer Holidays upon us, finding exciting places to visit as well as ways to keep the family entertained is vitally important in keeping stress levels low during the school holidays. One traditional favourite that […]

The Secret Garden at York Theatre Royal this Summer

The Secret Garden at York Theatre Royal this Summer

The Secret Garden is the big Summer production at the York Theatre Royal this year, and one of my all-time favourite children’s books. It’s 1910 and spoilt, lonely Mary Lennox lives a life of luxury in India with her aristocratic parents. But when an unexpected […]

The Lost and Found Leeds Restaurant Review

The Lost and Found Leeds Restaurant Review

The Lost and Found Leeds Restaurant Review – A few days ago I had a jolly into the centre of Leeds to try out The Lost and Found restaurant in the Leeds Club on Albion Place.  It’s housed in a truly beautiful building, with a […]

Lady Betty Afternoon Tea York – Review

Lady Betty Afternoon Tea York – Review

Lady Betty Afternoon Tea York, Review – Betty’s in York has long been one of my favourite ever tearooms. I love the elegant rooms, courteous service and the sense of calm that descends upon me once I am firmly ensconced in my seat with a pot […]

York Dungeon Review – a Scary Day Out in the Dungeons

York Dungeon Review – a Scary Day Out in the Dungeons

It’s many years since I have been to the York Dungeon and it has changed massively in that time. I was, I am slightly embarrassed to admit a little apprehensive beforehand. Was it going to be too scary or worse (for me) gorey? As you […]