How is it October this Sunday? Look at the positives, autumn walks, cashmere jumpers, silk scarves, riding boots, trilbys, long A Line woollen skirts; i'm just dreaming I'm Audrey Hepburn in the 21st Century !
#autumnwear - buy it locally, Dorothy Annes have some lovely fashion for the cooler months
A lovely weekend was had last week with my dear friends, people I love and people I hold dear, without them, I would not be the person I am today – not sure if this is a good or bad thing? Until 2018
Hubby has been away with work this week, visiting Las Vegas, most people would be excited but going by his description; it’s not all that – A glorified Blackpool in the day and something out of Grand Theft Auto at night – Vice City. I suspect it’s a place you need to know where to go as a tourist whereas working there for a few days isn’t quite the same; I’ll be glad to have him back.....
I stopped in at SPT uniform shop this week to pick up my order, more trousers! I saw there were lots of items still hanging, waiting to be collected. SPT staff have phoned people, but I suspect at times, they may not have always been able to get through or leave a message, so if you’re still waiting on items it may be worth a phone call or a pop in to see if it’s in. The rack is pretty full of bags waiting to be collected – their number is 0113 232 0111
Sad to see this week that people were flocking to the doors of Dominoes; as I passed with my eyes up to the sky (I’m very good at doing this) It was also sad to see all the other independent takeaways, rather empty! I think it’s really funny that people flock to a brand and drawn in by overpriced deals - hey, it’s just my opinion but it may count when we see another independent close . I Look forward to getting my weekend takeout from an independent this week with good locally bought fresh ingredients #eachtotheirown
A few things going on this weekend
Gaping Goose are holding a Help for Hero’s charity event from 12pm through to 11pm
Come along and Help support Help for Heroes Charity, Daytime stalls, Tombola, raffles, auctions, games, DJ and tabletop Magician.
Station House Café
They celebrate their 1st Year Anniversary of opening here in Garforth. They officially opened on the 1st August, but are celebrating on this day. Station Cafe will open between 8am-11am serving their usual breakfast menu, then from 11am-3pm they will serving teas/coffees along with Italian pastries and Luigi's homemade focaccia in a variety of flavours.
Rebecca from The Gin Shack and Garforth Community Choir will be there between 12pm-3pm .
They have a ticketed event from 5.00pm, but this has already SOLD OUT
Shine Tanning Salon have their fabulous Free Tanning Weekend
We are rewarding all our lovely clients..
We are giving new & old clients *FREE* sunbeds & iFit sessions
Also, 25% off ALL block bookings & sunbed creams
This offer is for the Weekend ONLY!
T&C's apply. Over 18's only. Maximum of 10 minutes for free sunbed session per person. All blocks are valid for 12 months after purchase date.
Swillington Farm have also have a fabulous event going on at their farm http://us1.campaign-archive1.com/?u=1544e1af3f1378d8be3c75d7e&id=b1a837e265
Copy and paste the link to find out about their fabulous Saturday event
Who says nothing goes on locally?!
I hope today you managed to attend a Macmillan Coffee Morning today, we had plenty on offer in Garforth
What a tough week this has been, life can be so unbelievably cruel at times and I’m one of the most positive people I know. This week, I have to pay tribute to a lovely friend who sadly after 3 years of battling her life and I mean fighting every step of the way, sadly lost the battle this week to the awful disease we all hate to mention. Leaving behind heartache and a young family, which is the hardest bit.
Our friendship group with young families, have found this very hard to deal with. I would love to be the person that was able to take all the pain away from those who are truly hurting. Life can be so unfair and you wonder how you can move forward
Take time to live each day, you don’t know when it will be taken away
Until next week............................
My name is Christine Thom, I came to live in Garforth nearly 22 years ago; you may have seen me around ?