And so to blog ..

And so to blog ..

posting, talking, recommending; people, places, products and more: a copy of Deadly Diplomacy and a glass of Bolly; all good things Made by the Forge; Green People make-up; homemade jam; shopping, sharing, living & loving!

No Impossible Dreams

4th October 16

Perhaps I have had a sheltered life but I have never seen anything quite like "The Imaginarium" on Blake Street in York.  It bills itself as a lifestyle store but to call it a shop seems woefully inadequate because it is more accurately an experience, where purchase is possible.  Crammed with unusual, unique and

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No Impossible Dreams

Top Terriers

8th June 16

As an owner and hobby breeder I am well qualified to sing the praises of the charming  little Norfolk Terrier. Do not be fooled by its diminutive stature, the Norfolk is courageous and loyal with bags of personality and individual style; a giant sized canine in pocket pooch form. This little bundle of

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Top Terriers

Quarmby's

21st June 15

I'm not sure exactly when I discovered this little deli and coffee shop,  but I've been back a few times since.  The coffee is excellent, the food is delicious and the service is stupendous! Emma and Will Quarmby are serving and selling a range of produce from specialist, local and boutique (dare

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Quarmby's

April showers?

3rd April 15

"Born out of the British obsession to unearth something new. Forged by the desire to discover." The spirit of Hunter was created for people who want to find their own path... Wow!  How amazing does that sound?  Great branding for great boots; I've tried a number of alternatives and nothing comes

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April showers?