A Blog by Gill Bruce

Author: Gill

The Joys of Glamping

The Joys of Glamping

The idea of camping is often far nicer than the reality. Hurrah for Gin nailed it for me this week with her take on it all: So this is why I booked a glamping trip up in Berwick-upon-Tweed earlier this month. The ‘wigwams’ at our […]

Exploring Staithes

Exploring Staithes

It was nice for our little family to go somewhere that was new to us all. Having the in-laws in Scarborough means that it’s easy to pop out for a day to the usual seaside spots, such as Whitby and Filey. We’d never made it […]

The Midland Hotel, Morecambe

The Midland Hotel, Morecambe

I live in Harrogate – pretty much a 1.5 drive either east or west to our nearest beach. I was watching the weather forecast on a dreary Bank Holiday, and my husband noticed a patch of clear sky over the far North West. Like the a bizarre reverse […]

A Year of Living Danishly – Helen Russell (and why I love Scandinavia a little bit more each year)

A Year of Living Danishly – Helen Russell (and why I love Scandinavia a little bit more each year)

Over the last ten years or so, I’ve become a mild Scandophile. A chance meeting with a wonderfully upbeat and hilarious group of Danes at a music festival in Spain set me off on my northern trajectory, followed later on that year by a few […]

Walking at Thruscross Reservoir

Walking at Thruscross Reservoir

It’s springtime at last, and so I decided that as it’s Mother’s Day and I can be really demanding and diva-ish… that we go for a long-ish walk and get some exercise. We love Fewston, which is not too far from our house. We have […]