A couple of years back I was introduced to Malbec in a fantastic little restaurant called Gaucho in Leeds. It’s interior is beautiful, and steaks delicious. It’s not a budget restaurant by a long shot but they’ve recently introduced a brunch deal that offers all you can eat/drink. I haven’t been but I hear good… Read More Amancaya Malbec Cabernet 2013
Skint Black Friday, Cyber Monday, spend, spend, spend! Having a family adds up cost wise. Everyone said having kids would be expensive but I thought it would be a few nappies and a tin of milk. Turns out I massively underestimated. I’m trying to get a hold of my finances, I got in a little… Read More Money Money Money!
I recently got asked to take part in the Tiger Sheds Win a shed competition. I’ve got her to colour in the shed, (it’s not very good ‘sorry’) but she’s done it and it’s here. I did have high hopes that I’d have a child prodigy that’d become one of those internet sensations but she… Read More Terrible Art from my Daughter
Midway through my holiday, we’d managed to get some time off. Just the two of us, me and the missus, lovely stuff. I wanted to visit the fantastic Lishman’s butchers in Ilkley, but we also headed off without breakfast so lunch was on the cards. Now, I’m not a rich man so I needed something… Read More WildWood Kitchen Ilkley
OK, this is a bit of a weird one. Reading through Trip Advisor reviews are enough to put you off, but I thought I would go against the grain and take us all anyway. Mistake? Maybe. No, scratch that. Absolutely. Whilst it’s slightly overpriced – it’s not miles away from what I’d expect to pay… Read More York Chocolate Story, Never Again…
I really can’t rate this enough. As most of you will know, I love music. Love it. I’ve played guitar since I was a kid, used to gig for a living, possess a degree in music. Music. Music. MUSIC! I also think it’s fair to say I’ve got an eclectic taste. However, this also annoys… Read More Electric Jukebox – the perfect gift
It’s that time of year again, my favourite, where I go from haunt to haunt scaring myself silly. Between myself, the Yorkshire Dad and my weird-and-Welsh friend Matt we’ve hit up some of the greatest ones that the country has to offer. Farmageddon was always top of the list, but last year, Hallowscream managed to… Read More Hallowscream at York Maze