North Yorkshire Moors

People are quick to judge when I say I’m from Middlesbrough. Voted the worst place to live in England in 2007 by the TV programme Location Location Location, the town hasn’t got a great reputation through the eyes of the media. In actual fact, the majority of people who bad name us either haven’t visited Middlesbrough or haven’t ventured much further than the town centre.  View Post

10806425_10155363806070355_8748595644050733642_nAs a fond lover of eating out, I thought it was about time that I shared one of my favourite restaurants with my lovely readers. As it was my birthday last weekend, it seemed necessary to celebrate at the Blacksmiths Arms – the home of steak on the stone. Located in North Yorkshire, this traditional country pub is situated in a lovely little village called Swainby. Whenever we have something to celebrate, whether it is a new job, a birthday or anniversary, this place is always on the top of my list of places to visit. View Post

Strikes Christmas Event Now that autumn is finally here, I can’t wait for all of the festivities to begin. I’ve came to the conclusion that autumn is probably my favourite season of the year – I just love wrapping up warm and being all cosy. With everything from Halloween and bonfire night to my birthday and the exciting run up to  Christmas, it feels like there’s always something to look forward to. Anyway, now that we are in the thick of October, you’ll have noticed that shops are beginning to get their festive goods prepared for the Christmas rush. Last week me and my mam attended the Strikes Christmas event so I thought I’d share a few photos from the evening to get you all in the mood for the most wonderful time of the year… View Post