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Day 350: Knaresborough

A-Z of Northern Towns. K is for Knaresborough

As far as Knaresborough’s place in the national political scene is concerned it could be said that history stopped in the aftermath of the English Civil war. 1,208 more words

Late Summer Colour

I have this year tried to visit some of the gardens listed in the National Garden Scheme booklet for 2014. They are inspirational to see what can be done on a large and small-scale. 184 more words


The Other Bestie and The Other Betty's

This weekend I was really lucky to have one of my best friends visit. She lives quite a long way away, so it’s extra special when she comes! 511 more words


Day 347: Away Days

Mostly Concerning Food

Teach a Simon a new skill and he’s happy for days. I tried making Cornish pasties once in the early 8os. My natural instinct was that raw meat and potato take longer to cook in an oven than pastry. 1,196 more words

Three or four gigs remain until...

That’s right! Yup, we have three or four gigs remaining before Skinner (the guitarist) leaves Petch (the bassist) and Jimmy (the drummer) in the UK. He’s going to travel to India. 157 more words


186. Daleside's Square Rigger

Square Rigger looks to be your standard pale ale, and unfortunately, it doesn’t even quite live up to that billing. This Harrogate brewed beer is fairly bland and smooth, with an unimpressive bready sort of hopped after-taste that doesn’t last. 53 more words

Two Star

Half a day in Harrogate

I think I’ve mentioned a few times that we went on some day trips last week as we were both off work and my mother-in-law is visiting from India. 550 more words

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