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Here is an interesting article on York Minster with some stunning photographs.

My Ricardian friends will find it easy to picture King Richard, Queen Anne and their small son, Edward, emerging through the massive doorway and pausing for a short while on the steps,  following the glorious ceremony  where  Edward was invested as Prince of Wales, before commencing their walk, in state procession, from the Minster with the crowned Queen holding Edward’s hand.   8 more words

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York Minster

While I am not a religious man, I still admire the wonderful historic buildings and architecture of the UK, and indeed many other countries. It amazes me to think of how important the beliefs of the time must have been to have led people to challenge themselves to build even bigger and more majestic monuments to their God. 39 more words

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York Minster


The Minster, and only the minster, could now be thought or spoken of.

10 points to whoever tells me where I stole and adapted the quote from.

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High Wolds and Low Dales.

Although the Yorkshire Wolds aren’t particularly high the views from the tops are excellent and far reaching. What makes this area special though are the steep sided, deep, dry valleys which help make any walking here quite hilly. 643 more words

We Moved to York!


So me and my partner have moved from Wales to England and now live in York :D We have been here a few weeks now and have just about everything in it’s place now, and have managed to have a look around and find some lovely places to eat and drink. 38 more words


Places (not) to visit in the beautiful county of Yorkshire

This weekend is a Bank Holiday weekend in England – hooray! The last Monday in August is always an official holiday, and banks are shut, and most people can take the day off. 322 more words

Ghosties, Grotesques, and Ghoulies, Part 1

York is the most haunted city in England, maybe even in the UK and in the world.

It is a bright and sunny August afternoon and I am on a ghost hunt in the most haunted city in England.

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