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Back to the Motherland

I was very excited about the next leg of my journey as I was going to be seeing friends (old and new), and family.

My first stop was Glasgow, the former home of a genius in the world of art and architecture, Charles Rennie Mackintosh. 217 more words

Cycling Yorkshire.

Cycling in Yorkshire has gained worldwide exposure over the past couple of years. It has hosted the opening of the Tour de France in 2014 and on the back of that introduced the brand new Tour de Yorkshire earlier this year. 272 more words


Here for the dancing?

Sometimes you just happen to be somewhere at the right moment to witness something you probably wouldn’t have purposely decided to go and see.

First year students of the BPA (Hons) degree in contemporary dance at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance were performing choreography inspired by the historic architecture and gardens at Harewood House and I happened to walk right into the middle of it. 168 more words

In Between

Of birds, statues and not-so-fyne dining

One particularly nice thing about having friends to stay is that you get to be a tourist on your own patch for a while, as it offers the rare opportunity of stopping to take a fresh look at the places that we often pass by and overlook in our everyday lives. 1,384 more words


Harewood House

I had the kind of weekend that’s good for the soul.

Bad for the liver, but good for the soul.

A few of my favourite people came to visit and we had a much needed girly weekend. 799 more words


Returning to Yorkshire: The CLA Game Fair (a fun Press Day!)

In just over three months time the CLA (Country Landowners’ Association) will hold their  57th annual Game Fair at Harewood House, Leeds.  Last week I was invited to the ‘Have a Go’ Press day to try out the various sporting activities that will be on offer over the three-day event. 444 more words


A Walk near Harewood House.

Last Saturday it was my mum’s birthday so we decided to spend the day as a family and go for a walk. We chose Harewood House… 289 more words