I have always had a yearning to travel back in time….
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”
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”
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”
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”
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!”