York Break: Throwing yourself on the Mercy of the Parish these days…….

………….involves a trip to the Parish pub Micklegate in York.  Yes, they’ve finally been and done it: made a church into a pub!  Yes I know this has been done before, but this time they have kept a LOT of the church features! Before deciding if it works or not, I would like to knowContinue reading “York Break: Throwing yourself on the Mercy of the Parish these days…….”

Ghosts of the past – Walk This Way!

No trip to London is complete without going on an organised walk (or two).  What better way is there to inbibe the history as well as getting good exercise?  According to the Walking guides, it is ‘The Jack The Ripper’ walks that are the most popular.  They can get up to 300 people at anyContinue reading “Ghosts of the past – Walk This Way!”