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Friday, July 15, 2016

Christmas in York

Late December 2015: We spent a wonderful Christmas at Middlethorpe Hall. This has been one of the nicest stays in England.

There was some bad flooding while we were in staying in York. We did manage to see a few sites.

York Minster

the Shambles
York Castle
Roman ruins
what's left of the York Abbey 

York was very beautiful and we wished we could have spent more time there. There was so much more to see.

Friday, July 1, 2016


Mid-December 2015: There were no trains in Regency England but I have to get to York and prefer it not to take days to get there. 

We’re staying at Middlethorpe Hall.

This was home to Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. I've since come across her name many times. I'm sorry I never had a chance to meet her and I'm sure she would have found me very boring.