Don’t Let Them Tame You

Don't Let Them Tame You Lisa Valentine That British Betty Blog

I‘m not entirely sure who ‘they’ are but they do seem to crop up a lot in these kinds of quotes. The full quote is ‘You were once wild here. Don’t let them tame you‘ by Isadora Duncan. It’s one that’s stuck with me since I first read it after falling headfirst into a Pinterest black hole one night.

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A Beginners Guide To Charity Shop Fashion

UK Charity Shop Fashion Tips Lisa Valentine That British Betty Blog

When I was younger, my grandma and I would regularly take trips on the bus to Bolton and spend the afternoon trawling the rails of charity shops. As my teenage years approached, the allure began to wear off and I eventually stopped taking part in our little treasure hunts.

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Bolton Food and Drink Festival 2019

Bolton Food and Drink Festival 2019 Review That British Betty Blog

*My event tickets were provided FOC, however, all opinions are my own as always

It feels like ages ago now but this time last week, I was at the 14th annual Bolton Food and Drink Festival enjoying the sunshine with thousands of fellow foodies (400,000 to be precise). This four-day event is always firmly noted in my diary months in advance and boasts cookery demos from popular national and regional chefs.

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The Pawfect Day Out With Petplan | AD

The Pawfect Day Out With Petplan That British Betty Blog

*This post is sponsored by Petplan but all opinions are my own as usualΒ 

We share our home with three cats – Oscar, Lex and Luther. Oscar is our huge ginger cat (honestly, he’s the size of a small dog) and has been my wingman for the last ten years. In that time, we’ve had our fair share of adventures together.

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