Health and Food

Review: The Botanist York – Autumn Menu

During half term I was invited to review the new autumn menu at The Botanist, York which is located on Stonegate. Their York restaurant is cosy, inviting and warm, which first opened in 2016. I’ve visited previously for their gin masterclass event and to review the food when they first opened in York. The Botanist is well known for their creative cocktails and impressive drinks…

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Maintaining A Balanced Lifestyle On A Long-Term Basis

Thinking of your wellbeing on a long-term basis requires a healthy daily routine. It’s not enough to go to the gym for a week, take a 2-month break, and head back in. It’s not enough to eat a piece of fruit and reward yourself with a takeaway. Obviously, you’re allowed treats such as rest days and junk food from time to time, but the key…

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Review: Homage2Fromage York Cheese Launch Party

Ever been to an all-you-can-eat cheese party? Well, now you can in York! Back in September, Homage2Fromage launched in York and will be hosting regular cheese based events. I was kindly invited to review the Homage2Fromage launch party in York, located in Lendal Cellars. I was given the opportunity to bring a plus one for me, and I knew Kiel would enjoy it so he…

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My Favourite Restaurants In York

I grew up in and live in the beautiful city of York. The city is well known for the variety of food options it offers. Bookatable asked me to write a blog post on my favourite restaurants and dining experiences in York. My boyfriend and I enjoy dining out as often as we can, but his family also treat us often with incredible meals. In…

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York Food & Drink Festival – Launch Event

Yesterday, the 20th September, was the first day of York Food & Drink Festival 2019. I was recently invited along to their pre-launch evening to sample what they have in store for us at this years event. Upon entering the venue for this event, there was an acoustic singer which set the calming tone for the evening. Once guests had arrived, Ben Fry, who is…

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Louise Rose

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I'm Louise, a 28 year old blogger living in York. I'm a freelance blogger and Teaching Assistant. This is my corner of the internet, in which I cover topics such as mental health, travel, fashion, lifestyle and so much more!


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February 2019 – Leeds
March 2019 – Manchester
April 2019 – Harrogate & Hull
May 2019 – Yorkshire Spa Break
June 2019 – Manchester & Disney Land Paris
August 2019 – Leeds & Beverley
September 2019 – Leeds