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R5 Festuscato: The British North, part 3 of 3

The following morning at dawn, four thousand foot soldiers came up on the eastern wall of the city.  Macreedy cheated.  He brought his elves in close, covered with glamours to look like men, and he kept a withering fire of arrows up on the city wall.  1,517 more words


Let me tell you a secret...

York Theatre Royal’s summer family show is going to be magical. Look out for The Secret Garden, plus a programme of exciting activities offering youngsters chance to explore and play in the theatre’s Secret Studio Garden. 149 more words


Off again, through York to the North - Day Thirty Nine

Sunday, 20 May 2018

Once again we packed our bags and were off again up the motorway heading north. We were heading for Newcastle but wanted to visit York along the way. 293 more words

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38 Generations

In the 1890s The Cardiff Times ran a series on Old Brecknockshire Families. If the anonymous author portrayed the Gwynns accurately there is a lot of work to be done on the… 370 more words


King's Square York

The square is transient space
where every hour
a thousand purposes
collide and split away.

Yet some moments linger,
hover in shifting light
among the trees, 191 more words

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York City Walls

York has the longest and most well preserved medieval walls in England stretching 2 miles around the city. On my trip to York I only did a partial walk around on two separate days, one from Bootham Bar past York Minster and the other over the west corner, passing the railway station to Micklegate Bar. 296 more words