Monthly Archives: September 2015

Gigging in Glasgow and carting around in Carlisle before moonlighting in Manchester 

Thursday 10th September Today with beautiful sunny Autumnal  weather we jumped back into the trusty Kia for the last time and drove through Edinburgh’s not very busy peak hour traffic to its neighbour city Glasgow one hour away.  Glasgow is … Continue reading

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Edified by art in Edinburgh and celebrating Queenie’s longest ever reign on the Quintessential royal yacht Brittania

Wednesday 9th September 2015 Today we slept in and took things slowly, finally jumping back on the double decker back to Edinburgh where the Queen herself was also coming by train to reopen the Borders Railway line.  We didn’t actually … Continue reading

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Hiding out in Holyroodhouse and sussing out St Marys Cathedral in Edinburgh

Tuesday 8th September This morning we once again jumped aboard our trusty double decker bus and ventured back into Edinburgh and walked down the Golden mile towards Holyroodhouse, the Queen’s official Scottish residence. On the way we were waylaid first … Continue reading

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Excited in Edinburgh

Monday 7th September 2015 Today we left the leafy avenues of Harrogate and rejoined the M1 travelling north towards Scotland on yet another balmy sunny blue sky Summer day in Autumnal England.  We travelled wistully past the mighty Durham Cathedral … Continue reading

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Rip-roaring time in Ripon and whistling in the sun in Whitby

Sunday 6 September 2015 Today we awoke to blue skies and a gorgeous Summer day in Yorkshire making Autumn wait just a little longer.  We made our way to the 10.30am family eucharist at Ripon Cathedral, the mother church of … Continue reading

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High end Literature in Haworth

Saturday 5th September 2015 We had a quiet beginning in Harrogate this morning wandering around the interesting shops including the famous “Betty’s” restaurant and tidying up Richard’s haircut. We also fell foul of the local Burrough for failing to correctly … Continue reading

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Happy in Harewood

Friday 4th September 2015 Today we said farewell to Cambridge and its students and bikes and travelled north on the M1 to York and the city of Harrogate stopping off at the beautiful Georgian home of Harewood on the way.  … Continue reading

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Hanging around in Houghton, sitting around with royals in Sandringham and hastening around Holkham

Thursday 3 September 2015 Today we ventured into Lord Nelson territory in Norfolk, past majestic Ely Cathedral and crossing not only the River Great Ouse but the River Little Ouse as well as the River Wissey! all lined with family … Continue reading

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Busy in Bury St Edmunds and Milling about in Melford

Wednesday 2nd September 2015 Today we beetled off eastward to the rolling green landscape of Suffolk to the busy market town of Bury St Edmunds.  Edmund was the C9th  King of East Anglia who was murdered  by opponents and his … Continue reading

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Careering around in Cambridge, king hit in Kings College Chapel and filled with awe in the Fitzwilliam

Today we drove three quarters of a kilometre to a city car park and walked our little feet off  all over the ancient university city of Cambridge. Like Bologna, Padua and Oxford, Cambridge can lay claim to being one of … Continue reading

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