Taco Bell Has Arrived In Leeds!

 Last night was the VIP Opening Event for Taco Bell in Leeds so Mr C and I were excited to go along and see what Taco Bell can bring to Leeds! Situated in the St John’s Centre this new restaurant is definitely going to shake up everyone’s taste buds.  Not heard of Taco Bell? Started…

Smoke Barbecue, Arena Quarter, Leeds, West Yorkshire

The Curly One hadn’t tried meat at Smoke in Leeds so a great excuse for a family lunch! Blooming delicious!  Great meat and amazing fried onions. Lunch is £8 for certain mains including twice cooked chips! PhilI Cheese Steak Hot Dog Pulled Pork Butty Crisp Onion Strings  The only thing missing is Strawberry Milkshake!!! Please…

Jamie’s Italian, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

I have never eaten at Jamie’s Italian in Leeds. Why? Because everyone said nope… not nice, staff rude, can’t take shopping in… so many reasons why I shouldn’t eat there that I haven’t!  Went yo Harrogate with my mum a couple of weeks ago at the end of August and I managed to park opposite…

Berkeley House, Fort William, Scotland 

What a lovely Guest House at a great price in The Highlands of Scotland. Being a popular destination for tourists cyclists and walkers Fort William isn’t a cheap place to stay and this was perfect for our recent trip with friends.  Comfy bed, hostess tray, good quality bedding and towels. Free wifi for guests. Nice…

Parkdean, Mullion Holiday Park, Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall

Another neat and tidy Parkdean resort. We were in a static caravan belonging to Parkdean with one double bedroom, one twin bedroom and a bathroom with a shower. Mr C tested out the indoor and outdoor swimming pools and enjoyed a coffee in the Kynance Bar while using the free wifi. We stayed in Beacon…

Paul Ainsworth At Number 6 Restaurant, Padstow, Cornwall

Hidden behind a smart wooden door just a couple of streets away from Padstow Harbour you will find Paul Ainsworth’s Michelin Star Restaurant at 6 Middle Street. A beautiful meal, served by lovely staff in a restaurant that is well worth visiting if you’re in the area. With all Michelin Star establishments I would always…

Parkdean, St Minver Holiday Park, Nr Rock, Cornwall

Well done to Parkdean for another well kept site. We stayed in number 6 Church View. This was a privately owned static caravan with one double bedroom, two twin rooms, a shower room with toilet and a separate toilet. A beautiful and we’ll cared for caravan on a quiet and well maintained Parkdean site in…

Bells Hotel, Coleford, Gloucestershire

The Bells Hotel is at the Forest Of Dean Golf And Bowls Club. I booked this accommodation through SecretEscapes.com The room was a good size, large bed and a separate seating area. The bathroom included a bath and shower. Free wifi, kettle with a choice of drinks and biscuits and plenty of free parking. If…

The Ship Inn, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 1QE

We enjoy going to the races and one of our favourite places is Ripon. Such a pretty small racecourse in a beautiful part of North Yorkshire.  On 6 May 2016 they put on a free race night, well you can’t say no to free! We like to stay over in Ripon after we’ve been to…

Kenny Atkinson’s ‘House Of Tides’ Restaurant, Newcastle

We had many happy visits in Newcastle while the Curly One was doing his music degree at The Sage in Gateshead. I can’t believe he Graduated almost two years ago. We’ve not stopped in Newcastle much since then, we’ve mainly passed through on our way north or south from Northumbria.  We never found somewhere we…

York & Dulgent Fudge

I do love my Postman, he brings me lots of lovely happy mail! I’m sure he must wonder what all the envelopes and packages are that arrive at our house, they’re not all for me but I do get some lovely surprises when I open my post. A parcel that arrived this week is definitely…