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I CAN’T GET THROUGH JUNE WITHOUT….

I CAN’T GET THROUGH JUNE WITHOUT….

Whether getting beach-ready or wanting to look your best for that special occasion, wedding, the races or summer party then the beauty counters are loaded with new and exciting products to help you on your way. MATCH YOUR MOOD Make your bath or shower a real treat with Jo Malone’s Exfoliating Shower Gel in three […]

SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL

SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL

Running for its sixth year, South Asian Arts-uk (SAA-uk) will host its musically mesmerising Summer Solstice festival in collaboration with Opera North for the first time. To mark the longest day of the year, this year’s festival will take place in Leeds on Wednesday 21st June in the Howard Assembly Room at Opera North on […]

BEST FOOT FORWARD

BEST FOOT FORWARD

Suit Direct, a local retailer has teamed up with Emmaus Leeds, a charity that helps support those who have experienced homelessness and social exclusion. The formal wear specialists are encouraging both local businesses and residents to donate unwanted footwear to help people get back into work after a difficult time – or help them to […]

FACE UP TO CHRISTMAS

FACE UP TO CHRISTMAS

Although your mind will be spinning with what to buy who and how many mince pies you are likely to need, it’s time to put time aside and think about what you need to buy  to take you through those glamorous parties that are looming.  So put aside a couple of hours to shop around […]

CRUISING DOWN THE RIVER

CRUISING DOWN THE RIVER

Today  ocean going cruise ships have lost much of their glamour, sophistication and prestige that they had in the past and now resemble small towns catering for over 5,000 passengers. So it was no surprise to me, after experiencing  a seven day Viking River Cruise down the Rhine,  to discover that  river cruising  is now […]

SCENTS OF SUMMER

SCENTS OF SUMMER

Choosing a fragrance for Spring and Summer can be difficult. You don’t want a heavy scent that becomes overpowering in the heat or can attract creepy crawlies at outdoor events nor an overly sweet one that becomes unbearable The safest bet is a floral one but in case you are put off by the thought […]

A TRUE TASTE OF ARGENTINA

A TRUE TASTE OF ARGENTINA

We decided unanimously to call Gaucho in Park Row, Leeds’s best kept secret. My colleague and I were getting very anxious as we just couldn’t establish where it was,  but after a couple of calls to the restaurant we eventually found this welcoming gem of a restaurant. Gaucho is an Argentine speciality restaurant but as […]

BIKRAM YOGA IS BOOMINING IN LEEDS

BIKRAM YOGA IS BOOMINING IN LEEDS

 When Bikram Yoga Leeds opened it’s doors on the 18th of December 2015, it was very eagerly awaited. More than 250 people had already bought pre-opening memberships and many others had expectantly been following the website and Facebook page for months, so there was already a big buzz around Bikram Yoga Leeds! The number of […]

CELEBRATING ONE HUNDRED GLORIOUS YEARS

CELEBRATING ONE HUNDRED GLORIOUS YEARS

Girl Guides past and present can don their uniforms this weekend to celebrate more than a hundred years at the heart of Leeds’s local communities. A nostalgic new exhibition opening at Kirkstall’s Abbey House Museum will look back over a century of Girlguiding’s Senior Section, which marks its centenary this year. And for one day […]