A Blog by Gill Bruce

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A Postcard From: Cornwall

A Postcard From: Cornwall

In a nation currently bogged down by Brexit and so much sadness, it provides me with a little bit of optimism when I think about how beautiful some of our landscapes and coastlines can be. It’s genuinely fascinating also to think of how drastically a […]

Things You’ll Know When: Taking Kids to a Hotel

Things You’ll Know When: Taking Kids to a Hotel

I adore hotels. If anybody asks me what I’d like to do for a milestone birthday treat, invariably I’ll say that I want to check in somewhere swanky and make use of all the glorious facilities. I loved hotels before I had my kids – […]

A Postcard From: Sardinia

A Postcard From: Sardinia

Our trip to Sardinia was a kind of ‘Babymoon’, if you like. I was 6 month’s pregnant with our second son, and we decided to take a 3-year old Asher for a week away over Easter. As a family, we’ve loved Italy for as long […]

Summer Nights (In January) @ Pizza Express, Harrogate

Summer Nights (In January) @ Pizza Express, Harrogate

Anybody who’s seen the weather forecast this week, will have observed the lovely swathes of snow banding their way across the country. So far, Yorkshire hasn’t seen massive amounts of snow; just the sludgy jam-your-buggy-wheels-up type of stuff that just makes the school run unpleasant […]

N&S Featured on Bewildered Dad

I was lucky enough to meet up with Jim Coulson – author of Bewildered Dad and father to three-year old Elsa, and her soon-to-be-expected little brother. I was asked about what it’s like to bring up kids in Harrogate, and also whether it really is […]