Seeing Leeds through the eyes of a refugee. I love stories. Whether it’s through reading books, watching films, seeing plays, listening to podcasts… you name it. I love hearing about people’s different experiences and perspectives. Last weekend I got to… Continue Reading →
If you’re from Yorkshire, it’s likely that you will have visited the award-winning children’s museum Eureka! at least once. You will probably have very fond memories of the place, and will be able to recall favourite parts of the museum,… Continue Reading →
I was sent some information last month about an exhibition in Leeds City Museum that celebrates 40 faces of St Gemma’s Hospice in the charity’s 40th anniversary year. My intention was to go and have a look round the exhibition… Continue Reading →
It’s that time of year again when Leeds is lit up with a variety of creative and impressive light and art installations. Leeds Light Night is returning for its 13th year and is once again taking place over two evenings… Continue Reading →
The Yorkshire Sculpture Park has been on my list of places to blog about for ages. Just a short distance from Leeds, it’s one of West Yorkshire’s best attractions and somewhere I like to take friends when they come to… Continue Reading →
My life is going to drastically change later this year as I’m expecting my first baby in October. Although I’m determined to still be sociable and attempt to leave the house, I know that long gone are the days where… Continue Reading →
Where can you go and see an ostrich skeleton, a life-sized model of a baby giant squid, a silk dress from the 18th century, various models of old typewriters, and ornate Japanese vases all in one room? The Leeds Discovery Centre! The… Continue Reading →
Now that winter’s drawing in and the days are shorter (and a whole lot wetter) I’ve been thinking about some of the indoor activities you can do in Leeds. The first thing that springs to mind is The Royal Armouries –… Continue Reading →
I had a lovely day in Leeds on Saturday, despite it not going quite as I had planned. My intention was to go to the Leeds Waterfront Festival and watch the dragon and junk boat races. The plan was to leisurely… Continue Reading →
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