A Blog by Gill Bruce

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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 […]

Is a VBAC Really Worth It?

Is a VBAC Really Worth It?

It’s not a type of hoover or a designer cross-breed dog. Vaginal birth after Cesarian (or VBAC) is a term that has most probably rung in the ears of any woman expecting her second (or third, fourth, etc) baby after a Cesarian Section. My c-section at […]

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 […]