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Latest Posts from Ellie

Our Top 5 | Favourite Wellbeing Apps

Technology often comes under fire for being detrimental to our wellbeing – too much screen time, FOMO and comparisonitus on social media, trolling, RSI… But, there are some really great wellbing apps out there that you can use to your benefit to boost your mood, support your mental health, or change your bad habits.

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Our Top Ten | Child-Friendly Walks in the North

With the school holiday's approaching, we have rounded up our top ten favourite child-friendly walks. From wild woodland to peaceful reservoirs and UNESCO World Heritage sites, we've got loads of great rambles that are short enough for children and pushchair-friendly too!

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Our Top 10 | Places for Afternoon Tea in Yorkshire

Afternoon Tea. It’s an iconic British tradition dating back to 1840. Anna Maria Russell, the seventh Duchess of Bedford and friend of Queen Victoria, is known as the creator of this dainty delight. Anna would become hungry around four o’clock in the afternoon with still four hours to wait before her dinner was served fashionably late at eight o’clock

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Our Top 5 | Child-Friendly Ice Skating Rinks in Yorkshire

With February half-term here, we’ve sought out the best child-friendly ice skating rinks across Yorkshire. Perfect for complete beginners or younger children, these ice rinks have dedicated family sessions and ice skating aids. We won’t judge if you use them yourself – nobody wants to do a Gemma Collins in front of their five-year-old.

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REVIEW | Champagne Afternoon Tea at the Black Swan in North Yorkshire

Hi, I’m Ellie and I’ve never had afternoon tea before. Yep, you read that right, this is my first ever afternoon tea. A struggling, skint university student – you’re much more likely to find me stuffing my face with cheesy chips at 3am in the morning than enjoying dainty finger sandwiches and cream scones. It is high time I got a bit more sophisticated and sampled this iconic afternoon treat.

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