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York: Lambretta Scooter

On display in York Castle Museum, as part of The Sixties exhibition, is a stunning example of a classic motor scooter. The Lambretta scooter became an iconic symbol of the youth culture known as the Mods. 67 more words


Summer at Williams Grove Speedway

Tomorrow is officially the first day of winter, so naturally my mind is turning towards warmer, summery topics. I’ve also been reviewing the pictures I’ve made in 2014, which reminded me just how many summer nights I spent at William Grove Speedway. 701 more words


Historical Figure Profile: Eadwulf of Bamburgh

The Northumbrian Saga follows the life of Aethelwin, a fictional niece of King Osbert of Northumbria and Aelle the usurper of the Northumbrian throne. Whilst these two men were real figures in Northumbrian history, there is one more member of Aethelwin’s family who is based on a real person. 918 more words


Nubble Light - Cape Neddick, York, Maine

At the southern end of Maine, USA, stands Nubble Light, perched upon a small nub of an island, approximately 100 yards (91 meters) off Cape Neddick Point, in York. 260 more words


Quaint Selby

It was one of those fine mornings that called aloud for a sojourn to the country side. I was standing at the train junction and on the count of three with closed eyes pointed to a station on the big screen highlighting the arrivals and departures from Leeds. 533 more words