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Alphabetical Date Ideas – Yorkshire

Alphabetical Date Ideas – Yorkshire

Alphabetical dates are such a lovely idea, not only is it a great way to schedule time together, but it is also a great way to try out new things, get creative and break away from your usual routine. How Do Alphabetical Dates Work? Basically, […]

Ilkley Cinema & Baby Driver Review

Ilkley Cinema & Baby Driver Review

Ilkley Cinema is located very centrally in Ilkley, and parking in the surrounding streets is easy. The cinema is about a 5-minute walk from the bus and train station. You can book tickets in advance online, or phone up and make a reservation, the cinema is […]

Lavender Shortbread

Lavender Shortbread

Lavender Shortbread with Homemade Lavender Sugar How to Make Lavender Sugar If you have English lavender growing in your garden and haven’t used any pesticides nearby then harvest it to make lavender sugar. Ideally, pick the lavender on a hot sunny day, just before the […]

Salami & Co Review

Salami & Co Review

Salami & Co. 10 Market Place, Otley,  LS21 3AQ I visited Salami & Co. on Sunday 16th July, it was a bright sunny day and the lovely town of Otley in West Yorkshire was busy as it was the day of the annual Otley Food and […]

Long Weekend in Tavira, Portugal

Long Weekend in Tavira, Portugal

Tariva is a beautiful town situated in Portugal’s Algarve region. The Ria Formosa runs through the middle of the town and can be crossed by a variety of charming bridges. We visited for a long weekend to celebrate my 25th birthday at the end of […]

Banana Bread

Banana Bread

Banana Bread By Ms Glug Jug (aka Mum) If you realise your bananas have gone brown and spotty here is an excellent recipe that needs them to be very ripe Ingredients 200g self-raising flour 1/4 teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda 1/2 teaspoon of salt 75g […]

8 Alternative Uses for Airport Security Bags

8 Alternative Uses for Airport Security Bags

Most airports have a vast supply of those little plastic bags available before you go through security, and if you happen to accidentally take a couple of extra ones with you, do not throw them out!! Here are some great things that they are extremely […]

Homemade Dog Coat

Homemade Dog Coat

Fifi doesn’t like rain, she won’t even get out of bed when she can hear that it is raining outside. But sometimes there isn’t time to wait for the rain to pass, especially here in Yorkshire! We went to Pets at Home to have a […]

Northern Greyhound Gathering July 2017

Northern Greyhound Gathering July 2017

After a delicious brunch in Otley we wended our way over to the Northern Greyhound Gathering at Wetherby Racecourse. It was a bright and sunny day, the car parking was easy and entry was free. The basic layout was a large field with a ring in the […]

Dog Adoption 🐶

Dog Adoption 🐶

I finally have a dog of my very own! A Romanian Rescue dog called Fifi, and she is absolutely wonderful. Why Adoption? When I was about 10 my parents adopted a wonderful rescue dog from Dogs Trust, and when she passed they adopted a retired […]