Tags » York Minster » Page 2

York Minster

Undoubtedly the defining characteristic of the York landscape is the stately York Minster. Rising far above the city, this landmark can be seen for miles. 787 more words

United Kingdom

Green Men

Green men, sometimes known as Jack-in-the-Green, are strange leafy faces. Sometimes the face depicted is very clearly human sprouting leaves, often oak, from their mouths. Other green men are more foliage than person or can be seen wearing leafy masks that cover most of their features. 526 more words


Roof Bosses

As medieval builders became more confident they built their buildings higher and airier as though they were soaring heavenwards. This was a tricky thing to do architecturally speaking – the last thing that the average medieval bishop wanted was to be haranguing his congregation only to have the roof come crashing down round his ears. 581 more words


York - More City Walls

In keeping with my architectural photography obsession here are a few lovely shots of York.

8 Reasons To Visit York

Having been born and lived in York (albeit briefly) it is perhaps not a surprise that I have a deep affection for the place. 196 more words


I cycle from Liverpool to York

cycling between graces;
liver birds and minster
riding  the blade between
techne and psyche

purpose’d, data’d,
value’d, history’d,
question’d, geography’d,
I travel in counted heartbeats. 41 more words


restaurant review: The Star Inn The City, York

Today we visited York under the pretense of an historical stroll along its ancient city walls. Whilst we thoroughly enjoyed the sights this beautiful city had to offer,  there was an ulterior motive – a trip to new restaurant… 363 more words

Restaurant Reviews