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Afternoon Tea by Hudsons at The Grand, York

What happens when York’s finest hotel does afternoon tea? A British institution gets a sublime modern makeover.

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Let’s support our cinemas…

Sympathy is not usually dished out for global corporations with huge turnovers, but you’ve got to feel for Cineworld. The big chain only opened its new York cinema last December, a few months before the pandemic hit.

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Fenella Design

“We all need more colour in our lives” says interior designer Fenella Cockroft, her conviction reflected in the bold, beautiful spaces she creates. Based in North Yorkshire,

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Happy Ever After

In our society, we’re told that living together and getting married and having babies means Happy Ever After. This ‘settling…

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Date night at The Tent

Now Enduro and I have been camping together in the Lakes, he has officially seen me at my worst, in…

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Dating in the Dales

A weekend trip to the Dales left me with the marked impression men outnumber women in this most rural region….

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3 signs he’s a grown man

It’s always juicy to gossip about someone’s else’s relationship. Today I was having a drink by the river in York…

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The gold-digging debate

The thing about so-called gold-digging is this: when a man is decent, a woman doesn’t have to dig for gold…

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Boys have been something of a hobby of mine over the years and I have always entertained the odd flirtation….

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Is he doing these 3 things?

Relationships bring us some of the best moments in our lives, but also some of the worst. How do you…