🚽Lovely Loo Award. Please share yours.

And the Lovely Loo Award goes to the ladies loos in the Skipton Town Hall, Skipton, North Yorkshire.  Lots of private loo stalls and sinks, all sparkling clean.  Nice faucets with hot and cold water and super strong blowers that actually get your hands clean.  Big mirrors, plenty of lighting, and absolutely no trash anywhere.  Rating: 4. … More 🚽Lovely Loo Award. Please share yours.

😀Ode to the Dishwasher, or is that Dish Washer?

I feel guilty.  I really do.  All those years in America, I never stopped to admire each of my appliances individually and give them the hugs and kisses they deserve for consistently getting the job done.   I totally took them for granted. You’d think being in the EU would mean the appliances over here work … More 😀Ode to the Dishwasher, or is that Dish Washer?

😀Keep Calm and Carry On: When It Comes to Brexit, So Far It’s “Much Ado About Nothing”

In England, it is not unusual to see the phrase “Keep Calm and Carry on”.  You can find it on coffee mugs, tea towels, t-shirts, pretty much anywhere. Some of the items are nicer than others, but isn’t that the way of the world for those of us who like to shop? “Keep Calm and … More 😀Keep Calm and Carry On: When It Comes to Brexit, So Far It’s “Much Ado About Nothing”

🚽The State of the Public Loo, a Common Problem of the English Speaking World

Many of you are have been asking why in the heck I plan to write about loos in a blog about Yorkshire, and there’s a simple answer.  It’s a unifier–a subject near and dear to the good women of Yorkshire and their American counterparts because frankly, we are all fed up with the nasty public loos we find … More 🚽The State of the Public Loo, a Common Problem of the English Speaking World

😀”Warm” in Yorkshire is not warm

I used to think Yorkshire folks were hardy souls, but I was basing that perception on their ability to handle cold and rainy weather.   And yes, it’s true that when the sun comes out and the temperature reaches 65 degrees (18 degrees Centigrade in English speak), everyone in Yorkshire strips off to shorts and tank tops and–as … More 😀”Warm” in Yorkshire is not warm