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Betty's Afternoon Tea, York

Last Sunday I treated my lovely friend Miss Bell to a rather belated Birthday afternoon tea at the famous Betty’s tearoom in York.

After a mega morning of shopping we made our way to the first floor Belmont Room of Betty’s tea room.   223 more words


Busy Wanderings: My Big British Adventure - Day 13

Breakfast is served later here on Sundays, so I was able to sleep in and start my day off with cereal, toast, fruit, and tea. Then it was back upstairs to shower and try to make myself presentable before heading to the station. 619 more words

Busy Wanderings: My Big British Adventure - Day 11

On Day Eleven, I woke up at 6 am so that I’d have plenty of time to shower and pack before heading downstairs for breakfast. I’m constantly amazed at the size of a full English breakfast, but then, I usually don’t eat breakfast at all. 367 more words

The Roman Column

A night time shot of ‘The Roman Column’ which has been re-erected near to where it was found near the York Minster in York.  Apparently, it was one of the columns of the Basilica that stood thereabouts, long before the Minster was built. 22 more words

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Ecotherapy at St Nicks

With my ‘Patron of St Nicks’ hat on, let me say how proud I was to attend the launch of the new Ecotherapy project there today.  218 more words

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Sneak peak - Kirkby Family Photo Shoot

It was a lovely sunny day for the photo shoot, with the Kirkby’s choosing Mozart to be playing in the background throughout their shoot. Here are a selection of some of the photographs. 23 more words


York café review: Café Concerto

Located in a super spot next to the Minster, Café Concerto is a long-established gem of York’s café scene.

Café Concerto opened in the early ’90s and is an independent eatery run by a local couple with experience working in well-respected restaurants.  335 more words