I’ve always been a huge fan of Poorboy Boutique in Hull, ever since I visited their little two-story shop on Newland Avenue. They then moved to a bigger premises in Princes Quay Shopping Centre; it was during this time that I featured them in my Guide to Vintage Shopping in Hull.
Nestled in the heart of Yorkshire, Harrogate is the ideal place to go for a weekend of relaxation, or an afternoon of retail therapy. This picturesque spa town was popular among Edwardian and Victorian high society and has continued to be a top tourist spot ever since. I recently visited the town for a couple… Continue reading A Day Out in Harrogate
Just a short train ride from both York and Hull, Beverley is the perfect escape from the bustling city. The historic market town is full of cute cobbled streets, yummy eateries and tonnes of character. I’ve rounded up some of the best bits of Beverley, from the cultural hotspots to traditional sweet shops and quirky pubs.… Continue reading A Day Out in Beverley
I went around Amsterdam with my new 50mm lens to try and capture the smaller details of the place. Here are the results:
Craft, tea and feminism? What a great combination! After popping along to the Christmas-themed Craft Club at Lydia’s in Hull, I was keen to try out more sessions in the new year. The Craft and Crochet Club is run completely by volunteers: you pay £5.00 and get to learn something new over cake and a… Continue reading WOW Hull Revolutionary Makers Workshop
Today I visited my first ever pumpkin patch. Well, it was more like one of those ‘pick your own’ fruit and veg farm that are commonplace in the English countryside. It was lovely to wander around the fairly peaceful surroundings and get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, which I have seem… Continue reading The Pumpkin Patch
An autumn walk with my family was just what I needed to get my head back in gear and refresh my brain.