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A baby linen warehouse

On a recent evening in York, I left the Explore York Library and Archives and walked the medieval streets in search of a “baby linen warehouse” – or where it had been. 626 more words

York

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

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

Travel

Death on Kirkgate

In previous blogs I have explored dimensions of memorials in the contemporary landscape and the relationship between material cultures, monuments and landscape.

There are many dimensions to our societies’ links between roads, urban space and death but none so explicit as this.  595 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory