I have always had a yearning to travel back in time….
Category Archives: YORK BREAK
The Ghosts of 2010
Although I have cut down on my posts from one per day to one every 4 or 5 days in 2010 starting in August, I managed 256 posts. I hope to improve on this year and continue to build up Bookstains, which is proving popular. This year Echostains celebrated 16 artists birthdays (another area I intend toContinue reading “The Ghosts of 2010”
A postcard from Yorkshire
We’re always going off to Haworth, (famous for being the home of the Bronte family). Nothing much changes in Haworth. We’ve even stayed there a few times, at the bottom of the hill in a 16th century hotel called Haworth Old Hall. One time, a bat flew in to the bedroom – so I bitContinue reading “A postcard from Yorkshire”
Shops spring up all the time in York – they come and they go. It’s amazing what sort of shops make a go of it and others who you would think would be popular just go out of business. One of the most famous streets in York is Stonegate. I love this street, not only hasContinue reading “Window Shopping”
Legless fish and other food oddities
Haworth Old Hall a lovely place to stay I had a few nice meals whilst I was away. One of them – a Venison Noisette in red wine, bacon, onion, mushroom and juniper (Haworth Old Hall) was absolutely delicious. Another contender was something called Lamb Jennings – described as being slowly braised until it fallsContinue reading “Legless fish and other food oddities”
I will be back by the time your read this post. I have been away celebrating my birthday. Where have I been? Where do you think? To one of my favorite cities ever York – that’s where! I never get sick of going to this place and we always eem to find new and excitingContinue reading “Jorvic Calls”
The Bronte’s Personal effects
I was interested to hear about a desk, purported to have belonged to Charlotte Bronte and a Geometry set and art box belonging to Emily. They were auctioned off at Sotherby’s (see the results on the Bronte Blog HERE. The owner William Law was a keen collector of Bronte memorabilia and bought directly from Rev. Arthur BellContinue reading “The Bronte’s Personal effects”
My 300th Post! YIPPEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!
Yes that’s right! This is my 300th post since I began blogging on 28th November 2008! What on earth have I found to blog about every day? (well very nearly every day). Well some days lots and other days, not so much. But I have got into a routine now and I don’t want to spoilContinue reading “My 300th Post! YIPPEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!”