Living Ovver t’brush (living out of wedlock)

I read a frightening stat recently. The average cost of a wedding in the UK has now passed the £30,000 mark and is still rising, a trend which shows no sign of slowing. Given the phrase in the title of this blog post, the nation’s brush retailers must be rubbing their hands with glee at the thought; surely they’ll be able to really clean up (apologies, there aren’t that many brush related jokes out there it seems – but at least I didn’t just give up and sweep it under the carpet). This is the third Yorkshire-ism in my series and, according to most definitions, the phrase originated when…  Click here to read the full article

Enjoying a little Yorkshire Relish

The second in my Yorkshire-ism series. Now I don’t know about you, but I can’t imagine eating a cheese sandwich (mature cheddar, please), without a good dollop of chutney, jam, or better still, some good old Yorkshire relish. A fine red wine would also go well, but that’s for another post.. Click here to read the full article.

2020 – striking terroir into the wine industry?

At first glance, it would seem that the wine industry has much to be concerned about as we head into 2020. It seems that challenges come at the industry from all sides – the environment, the global market, and pressure from various movements to either give up or drastically curtail consumption of the beverage that, if you’re reading this, I assume you love as much as I do. Allow me to unpick the issues and humbly suggest some ways forward. Click here to read the full post

We are all going backword…

Welcome to the first post in my Yorkshire-ism series. Good to have you along for the ride. Hope to see you next time too, if that’s not too presumptuous. I will be taking a register, though. So – what a difference a letter makes. A letter in our first Yorkshire-ism – backword; or a letter passed from England to Brussels, perhaps.  Click here to read the full post

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