Planning to leave the house at any point? This post is for you.

Miss Thrifty2 February 19, 2010

cheap york hotels South of the Watford Gap?

If you are in or around London at 6:30 pm on Thursday 24 February, stylist Hannah J is running a Make Do and Mend workshop on Brick Lane. The tickets are £25 each, which I thought sounded a bit dear as you can get a whole new outfit from TK Maxx for that price, but as it turns out you get quite a lot of bang for your buck (in addition to plenty of tea and cake). You get lots of tips and advice; also, you take three “tired” garments with you and are helped to transform them during the course of the workshop. Further information is available here.

Venue: 26 Osborn Street, London, E1 6TD

Bookings: www.hannahj.bigcartel.com

Event Contact: hannah@hannah-j.com, 07842 918901

North of the Watford Gap?

Visit York got in touch to ask if I’d spread the news about their latest mini-break offer. It is called See You In York and gives you an extra night at participating hotels and B&Bs for free.  So if you book two nights you get three nights, if you book three nights you get four and so on. You also get a free bottle of Yorkshire wine. See their website for details. I only live down the road so shan’t be taking up this offer, but can vouch that York (above) is a Very Nice City. I can’t vouch for “Yorkshire wine” though…

So what are you still doing sitting at this computer then? Go on – shoo!

Image credit: whereareyousimon.

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2 Responses to “Planning to leave the house at any point? This post is for you.

This is the one downfall of living so far away from London. Wild Ponies or London activities. Hard choice :0)

February 20, 2010 at 6:59 pm

Hi-found you at Yakezie- I love your writing style & thanks for the tips at the Yakezie forum. Best regards, Barb

June 15, 2010 at 9:49 pm

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