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York

I don’t know what it is about York. I assumed I’d love it, but I didn’t. Even though it’s ancient – its bones go back to Rome, it felt somehow fake-old to me, like an American city pretending to be British. 1,073 more words

My first ever competition win!

I was thrilled to discover yesterday that I had won the Cockermouth Crime Writing competition. The winner was announced at the Kirkgate arts centre in Cockermouth during a performance by the judge Mark Billingham and the band My Darling Clementine. 280 more words

12. York Castle Museum and Yorkshire Museum

12. York Castle Museum and Yorkshire Museum

Saturday, 18 May

Number 34 Bootham has, like so many other B&Bs, their own system for handling breakfast. When you check-in to your room you find printed menus on the beds along with a felt pen. 3,089 more words

England

Two Centuries Earlier...

This week, we’re taking you on a short walking tour of the city centre – not as it is today, but as it would’ve looked in the early Nineteenth Century – using descriptions taken from the pages of… 566 more words

Leeds History

MAURICE KIRK UPDATE: PHONE CALLS RECEIVED JAN 2014 etc. + "KIRKGATE" [1st] + "CRIMINAL CASES REVIEW COMMISSION CCRC + PRISON RELEASE"

Recorded phone calls from Maurice Kirk January 2014, + 1 March ’14 whilst in HMP Cardiff telling of infinite irregularities and miscarriages and perversions of justice: 2,600 more words

York Castle I - The Time Machine

While it may be a staple of science fiction stores, I doubt time travel is a viable possibility. Relax though; I’m not going to give a scientific explanation why I believe that to be the case, nor a theological one. 563 more words

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