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Views of York

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On Friday, as an early birthday present, we went for a ride on the York wheel followed by lunch at Grays Court. It was a bright, but cloudy day when we got the Park & Ride bus into town. As … Continue reading

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Postcard from Italy

At the end of June Mary and I went on a touring holiday to Italy. We visited Rome, Siena, Florence, Pisa, Venice, Assisi and a couple of less well-known places. It was an organised trip – very well organised, in … Continue reading

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Guillemots at Nunnington Hall

I couldn’t sleep last night. Mary and I had been to see my favourite band, Guillemots, at Nunnington Hall. When I saw the concert announced in the Local Events leaflet that came with our National Trust magazine I thought they’d … Continue reading

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Walk for Life

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Yesterday Mary and her daughter, Rachel, took part in Nottingham’s Race for Life. For them it was a walk in the park – well, the embankment of the river Trent, anyway. 5 km in just over an hour; that’s a … Continue reading

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Kite Festival

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It was Mary’s birthday yesterday. We spent most of the day at the Kite Festival at Harewood House and then went to see The Crucible at the York Theatre Royal in the evening. There are more photos of the kites … Continue reading

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Himalayan Stroll

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There’s a Himalayan Garden and Sculpture Park in deepest North Yorkshire. It’s a beautiful place and the weather was just perfect at the end of April. Here are one or two pictures: See my flickr page for more photos.

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At the Lily Pond

Over the extended Easter weekend we visited the local lily pond in Burnby Hall Gardens. You can see me here:

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A Musical Genesis

“I’ve got a good idea”, said Paul, “Let’s start a band”. It must have been early summer 1970. My brother, Lawrence, and our friends Paul and Howard were relaxing in the living room. It was true that I played the … Continue reading

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