24 Jun 13

Homegrown food festival Northallerton

After what seems like endless rounds of DIY in our new house I’d been looking forward to the Homegrown food festival for a few weeks and had it penciled in as a ‘must do’ for the weekend! The perfect distraction from picking up the paintbrush is food and the weather held off just long enough to enjoy some eats outdoors.

The festival itself celebrates everything local from the North Yorkshire area and it was a great sampler of what the region has to offer. The displays of food were just so inciting it was hard to know where to start! If there are trends in food I definitely noticed that the two of them were making an appearance here with three vendors selling pulled pork, an American BBQ favourite. Another was ‘Asian Slaw’ which seemed to be mostly finely chopped red cabbage and carrot without the mayonnaise which had a really crunchy flavour especially when paired with noodles.
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4 Jun 13

We have moved!

If you’ve been in touch with me over the last month or so you’ll know that I’ve been preparing for what was our big house move along with moving the studio. My family and I have been in our new home now for about a week during which time I’ve been getting the new studio set up and frantically painting and decorating almost everything in sight.

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7 Dec 10

Guisborough craft fair

Update! – Unfortunately this weekends craft fair has been canceled due to the weather, sorry!

This coming Saturday you can find me at Guisborough craft fair, held at the town’s community hall from 10am to 4pm. If you’ve never been to Guisborough its a pretty market town on the edge of North Yorkshire.

The town also boasts a priory, which is now just a ruin but also Guisborough Hall a Victorian mansion built in a Jacobean style. Saturday is also market day with many other local producers selling fresh produce in the town so if you live in the area I’d love to meet you!
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