I'd stay in a hotel for the breakfast and room service. Thank you! A Portrait of Kirkstall Abbey and Its Changing Landscape. - Helen Fielding, "As a child growing up in a grey-skied Yorkshire village, I would occasionally happen upon a Bollywood movie on the television. Culture Trip is here to decode some classic Yorkshire sayings for you. After a few minutes watching a bunch of sari-clad dancers cavorting on a Swiss mountain to tuneless music, I would switch over to some proper drama about housing estates and single mothers. There are other things I want to do with my life. ©JPIMedia Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved. North Yorkshire Police launch sheep-rustling appeal after thieves steal 50 sheep from field in Craven, Three men sentenced for cultivating cannabis grow in £1m Yorkshire mansion. ", followed by 465 people on Pinterest. I have had an amazingly fortunate life. I don't know where it is, somewhere at about Junction 25 of the M1, the word 'the' just stops at services and says, 'I can go no further. I want to sit by the sea in Yorkshire and eat Eccles cakes and spend time with my family. As a young girl, I was too intent on getting to London and drama school and out of east Yorkshire to think about winning Oscars. If yer thinkin about heading to Yorkshire anytime soon, ya need t’ familiarise yourself with the ole Yorkshire slang. I’m convinced that the characters also make it a very special place.” - Alistair Brownlee, "East Yorkshire, to the unitiated, just looks like a lot of little hills. I love a Yorkshire pudding. It is the best tea that England has to offer and that comes with me everywhere I go." “My favourite Yorkshire phrase has to be "There's nowt like a proper brew." East Yorkshire, to the uninitiated, just looks like a lot of little hills. But my late boyhood, my early teens and my adolescence were full of net sessions and practice drills he never witnessed, ups and downs he never knew about and matches he never saw. (Well I would say that, I’m from there myself.) Instead all I really want is a particularly good lamb dopiaza. - Alistair Brownlee, "It is a Yorkshire habit to say what you think with blunt frankness." There is much boasting among the young men about their teams as their horse and carts in Cleveland. It was like one egg and a tiny bit of tea. I'm home in Bronte-land!'. - Jo Cox, "My dream is to own a Hockney - I'm a Yorkshireman, and his vibrant colours are a good example of how the north-country people are vibrant and colourful." I am proud that I was made in Yorkshire, and I am proud of the things we make in Yorkshire. You have to have a bag of Yorkshire Tea bags. - Jeremy Clarkson, "You have to have a bag of Yorkshire tea bags. I also have two dogs, a Chihuahua and a Yorkshire terrier, so if they like him, that's a good sign. I'm never going to stop making theatre, but I don't think I'll make it as much, because I don't need to. When he gave up his job, we realised we could live wherever we liked. I don't do impersonations. The musical heritage of Yorkshire is deep and wide. - Michael McIntyre, "People from Yorkshire are very proud of their underachievement. I'm a health nut who likes to work out every day, but I am powerless when it comes to Yorkshire pudding, pizza and ice cream. Yorkshire weather can turn quickly. From wandering the Dales to take in the natural beauty, or enjoying simpler life pleasures like a good chip butty, here are a few famous quotes which capture life in God's Own County and the proud Yorkshire spirit. It is the best tea that England has to offer, and that comes with me everywhere I go. As a child growing up in a grey-skied Yorkshire village, I would occasionally happen upon a Bollywood movie on the television. The only place I considered home was the boarding school, in Yorkshire, my parents sent me to. Crack-handed – left handed. At one Auld Lang Syne race, it dropped to -16C. I was in Yorkshire. The same view that I’ve seen a million times never fails to amaze me and the scenery changes with the seasons and the weather. We fought big time fascists when I was knee high to a grasshopper up in Yorkshire, when I grew up I fought fascists in the West Midlands in the form of the National Front. And roast beef and Yorkshire pudding is my personal signature dish. So it is unusual." I am proud that I was made in Yorkshire, and I am proud of the things we make in Yorkshire. Faber & Faber was going to publish me, and when Ted Hughes read my first anthology he would invite me to Yorkshire for meat pies and mentorship. You see these old fellas in the pub going: 'I've had a great life, me. And because of the amount of time I spent in North Yorkshire, I do a variety of sheep. Britain should be proud of that, too. Because we have it in the south - it's freely used.