Tour de Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire is one of the biggest cycle races in the UK and this year it came through my village, Skidby. In preparation for the race, local residents, the parish council and school children began to decorate the streets of Skidby. Unfortunately I couldn’t witness the race whizz through but I was able to…

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Gdańsk Getaway II

Where were we? Beer, beer, more beer and a drunken kebab. Sunday I woke up with a little sore head but nothing major, thankfully. The morning started with a brunch stop at Pomelo Bistro. This spot came up on one of my many foodie online searches. It was off the main street and had an…

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Gdańsk Getaway

Most people know I love planning trips and getaways. I love hunting for the best deals. And I love browsing Airbnb and holiday websites. So I was happy to plan a trip for Daisy and I to reunite. This getaway began as a potential cabin break in the Welsh countryside. However after stumbling upon a…

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To Me, From Me

Some people collect shot glasses, some people collect fridge magnets; I on the other hand collect postcards from every place I visit. I can’t quite remember when this collection began but I’m going to guess around 2014. It might possibly be getting out of hand but I love how each one differs and reminds me…

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The Pursuit of Poutine

After falling in love with poutine during my stint in Canada, I was desperate to find an English equivalent. Lo and behold I found an article on the Hull Daily Mail website dedicated to poutine spots in Hull. The Old House was featured and I planned a visit immediately. Poutine – a Canadian dish of…

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Merry in Méribel

Back in February I went to France for a fun filled week of skiing, drinking and eating. It was probably one of the best skiing holidays I’ve had, apart from my Canadian ski trips (shush don’t tell anyone). I was 1 of 15 in the group, 5 of us drove and the lucky ones flew.…

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Rainy Rotterdam

When a mini getaway to Rotterdam is going to set you back £45, you can’t say no. I knew my good friend Vicki wanted to visit the City of Culture, so whilst I was racking my brain on how to fill her weekend up North, a P&O mini cruise sprung to mind. For those who…

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