Going Wild in the Jaguar F-Pace

Think a Jag is an old man’s car? Jaguar wants to prove you wrong… My stepfather has a Jaguar XKR with which he’s very pleased. It’s his third Jag after another XKR and an S-Type. With the utmost of respect to my stepfather, I don’t think he’s exactly Jaguar’s target market these days. For his…

A Grand new cookery school

The Grand Hotel is a landmark in York, providing a stunning foreground to many pictures of York Minster taken as people make their way to it from the train station. As well as being a hotel and spa, there are a variety of food and drink reasons to visit The Grand including Hudson’s and The…

Have you entered the G&E Food Awards yet?

The deadline for the Garbutt + Elliott 2019 Food Awards is fast approaching, leaving you just two working weeks to enter. The awards are all about celebrating the wonderful food and drink offerings in ‘God’s Own County’ and highlight the county’s growing position within the national and even international marketplace. They were set up in recognition…

Berlin by Trabant

“Your car is equipped with a communist radio system – you will hear my commentary but you may not respond through it!” Briefings and safety advice are in surprisingly short supply before we are expected to dive into the Berlin traffic behind the wheel of our rented Trabant… Trabant production started in 1958 and didn’t end…

Change on the horizon!

It’s time for a change. I’ve been producing this site and the huge majority of its content for approaching five years now, with help from some amazing people along the way. I’ve met some incredible people and had some wonderful experiences but life moves on and it’s time for a bit of a shift in…