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Days 68 - 71: Lozzy's Adventure in York!

This post encompasses the time I was away in York with Brad last weekend, plus a bonus day where I travelled home. It’s long overdue but we did so much and I was too lazy to write about it so it took me ages! 2,298 more words

Old York, Old York

LONDON HAS ENOUGH 17th, 18th and 19th century houses to keep an old-house aficionado busy for years. But because the Great Fire of 1666 swept away nearly the whole of the city, it’s lacking in domestic architecture that predates the 17th century. 526 more words


Ghosts and Spooky Things

During my visit to York, I went on a ghost walk. A city with such a long and rich history is bound to have ghosts lurking about. 380 more words


The Viscount Visits York

Last month the Viscount Cthulhu went to visit York with his friends. Over to Duncan and Clare to tell the tale of The Harrying of the North… 263 more words

Viscount Cthulhu

Return to York!

So it kind of looks like I was so devastated by the loss of my railcard that I abandoned my blog altogether.  Oops!  Not true, but yeah, apparently life has happened; who knew. 28 more words


The Untimely Death of Lieutenant Henry Lees in the Phoenix Park

Back in 2012, while on holiday in the North of England, I was wandering around York Minster when one memorial in particular caught my eye, bearing as it did, the name of a familiar Dublin location. 1,692 more words

Memento Mori

York Revisted

Forty years ago, this farm girl took her first ever trip on an airplane to York, England, where I married my dear hubby. We recently celebrated our ruby anniversary by returning to York. 408 more words