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Latest Posts from Lyndsey Thomas

REVIEW | Girls Afternoon Glamour at Charles Worthington, West London

Girls Afternoon Glamour is an experience unique to Charles Worthington, who is one of the most prestigious and renowned hairdressing names in the U.K. Charles has won many of the industry’s most prestigious accolades, developed an award-winning portfolio of products sold worldwide, styled A-list celebrities, and collaborated with some of the best names in the fashion and beauty industry. All this whilst seamlessly remaining a family business.

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REVIEW | The Ivy Harrogate – A Safe & Sophisticated Bet For Date Night

The Ivy in Harrogate is a little less decadent than its other Yorkshire counterparts in Leeds and York but that’s not a bad thing. Expect an older crowd and a cozier atmosphere. It still oozes the sophistication that the Ivy is known for with the signature stained glass panels, art-deco lighting, white table cloths, enormous floral displays and fancy art.

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RECOMMENDATION | Exquisite Fine Dining in York – The Bow Room at Grays Court

Before I move onto the impeccable five-course tasting menu, it’s only fair to mention that Grays Court is the only hotel in York with private access to the city’s mediaeval city walls and the view of the Minster from some of the hotel’s well-appointed rooms is incredible. There’re only 12 rooms making this little piece of 12th century Jacobean real-estate more like a rather large and rather plush family home than a hotel.

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PYO is the new BYO – FIVE Great Proper Pumpkin Patches To Visit This Autumn.

Pumpkins… once as exotic as a coconut, now littering fields across the UK. A ubiquitous symbol of Halloween, and also it seems, an opportunity for farmers across the land to cash in. In fairness through, there is something quite fun and rather rustic about dredging through a muddy field with a wheelbarrow looking for the perfect pumpkin.

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REVIEW | Bell Tent Bliss at Catgill Farm – Glamping in Yorkshire With Private Hot Tub

Set in such a magical location in the Yorkshire Dales, with so much going on close by, and with just the right amount of home comforts to ensure your experience is relaxing and comfortable without taking away from the 'at one with nature' adventure that my kids and the hubby loves, I can more than recommend a family glamping adventure at Catgill Farm.

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RECOMMENDATION | Brunch at The Kitchen at Manor House Lindley in Huddersfield

Tucked away behind a pretty average high street in Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, concealed by a high wall of foliage is a beautiful Georgian Manor House – The Manor House at Lindley. Iron gates lead into a sweeping driveway and a fully functioning fountain takes centre stage slap bang in the middle of it, surrounded by perfectly pruned topiary. It all feels rather grand and a bit too indulgent for a Thursday brunch date with Girl About Yorkshire – Emma. The type of venue that surely comes with a hefty bill at the end of it all…How wrong was I?

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Wellbeing in Business | Struggling to fit in & the power of corporate giving by Paige Henderson

“Never burn bridges. Today’s junior prick is tomorrow’s senior partner.” Although the film Working Girl has now delighted an audience spanning three decades, it appears the office is still rife with trust issues. For those of us trying to get onto the career ladder, the effort to establish mutual understanding and dependability is so important.

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