Busy, busy, busy!

I have been so busy these past few days, cramming as much as I can before going back to paying work. This time a long drive to Brimham Rocks. The heather was looking lovely and purply – it has inspired me to make some heather coloured handmade paper which I will show you later. On … More Busy, busy, busy!

Tuesdays Travels II

Another not so glorious day. Cloud with intermitting spots of rain. Did I get wet?…No thankfully I didn’t and the sun actually came out for a bit! The National Trust property is called Goddard’s and it overlooks the Racecourse in York. The house was built in 1927 for Noel and Kathleen Terry of the famed … More Tuesdays Travels II

Tuesdays Travels

Another not so glorious day. Cloud with intermitting spots of rain. I’d booked to see another National Trust property today so I’m hoping the rains actually holds off. Although If it does rain I’m running into the summer house or the greenhouses to drink my hot coffee and raspberry muffin! Check back later to see … More Tuesdays Travels

Fountains Abbey

Today started of very overcast with no sign of sunshine so I decided to head out Ripon way to Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal. When I arrived the sun decided to shine and it was soo hot! Hope you like the images and the brief history (National Trust). The abbey’s beginnings The abbey was founded … More Fountains Abbey

Yorkshire Day

August 1st. A new month. Here in UK it’s Yorkshire Day. What are the origins of Yorkshire day? Yorkshire Day was first celebrated in 1975 by the Yorkshire Ridings Society, beginning as part of a protest movement against local government reforms that came into force in 1974 The date alludes to the Battle of Minden, … More Yorkshire Day

Beningbrough Hall

Over the weekend I visited the National Trust property, Beningbrough Hall. Beningbrough Hall is a large Georgian mansion near the village of Beningbrough, North Yorkshire, England, and overlooks the River Ouse. It has baroque interiors, cantilevered stairs, wood carving and central corridors which run the length of the house. Externally the house is a red-brick … More Beningbrough Hall