A Blog by Gill Bruce

Recent Posts

Bluebells in Nidderdale

Bluebells in Nidderdale

Driving along the Summerbridge/Pateley Bridge road today, people were parked in lay-bys, simply agog at the carpets of bluebells just metres from the road. Pictures don’t really do the scene justice. It was around 5pm, just as the shadows started to grow long. If blogs could […]

Postcard From North Bay, Scarborough

Postcard From North Bay, Scarborough

Today was cold. Insanely cold. But alas, it’s Half Term. I have a son who turns into an angry, human pinball if he stays indoors longer than three minutes. I used to think Scarborough was tacky, until I got me some in-laws who live there […]

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 […]