Christmas Day food galore & the Boxing Day Hunt

My first English Christmas was unfortunately not a white one, but a jolly one all the same! It began Christmas Eve with the annual pub gathering of all within Dans family who drink alcohol, this consisted of Matthew, Alex (grandpa), and me & Dan. We went to a Samuel Smith pub which is an independently…

Christmas time

I’ve been waiting for this ever looming ‘snow’ to strike, before I wrote another post, yet this ‘snow’ character hasn’t shown his face! Much to my disappointment this ‘worse winter in 10 years’ has been reasonably tame with only a bit of sled to ruffle the Yorkies feathers. This sled however, caused quite the scene,…

A few photos

The top one’s are at a Christmas market I went to with Dans family, held in Harrogate which is a 1/2 hour drive from York. In the entrance they had a display of four owls which had been rescued and trained. They chose this big boy to put on my arm! As you can see…

Count down

Not much has been happening to us in the city of York. We have been house sitting a friends house and very cute dog which has ignited a NEED for a dog of our own, been to a very lovely French Restaurant called Rustique where we drank French wine and ate beautiful food. Made contact…

Terry’s chocolate factory

Us crazy people who choose to be close to the north pole, just in time for winter are about now stocking up on thermals gumboots and fleece lined jackets, in preparation for the forecasted ‘worst winter in decades’. This winter the media has been referring to, a decade ago hit York and froze the main…

I’ve been trying to snap a picture of one of these cuties all week! There are lots of chestnut trees hence all the grey squirrels scampering round!!