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2012 - YORK & WHITBY


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HEADING TO KINGS CROSS AGAIN FOR THE TRAIN TO YORK...

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HERE WE ARE INSIDE THE WALLS OF YORK... IS THAT A PUB THROUGH THE ARCH?

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FAR TOO EARLY TO GET INTO THE HOTEL & THEY WOULD NOT LET ME PARK MY BAG SO WHAT TO DO?

HEAD TO THE PUB, THAT'S WHAT.

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TIME ENOUGH FOR A STROLL AROUND YORK BEFORE HEADING OVER THE NORTH YORKSHIRE MOORS TO WHITBY FOR FISH & CHIPS.

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YORK IS A BIT OF A SHAMBLES & THEY ARE QUITE PROUD OF IT....

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WHY ON EARTH WOULD THEY CHANGE THE NAME. PERFECT AS IT WAS...

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LOTS OF FRENCH SCHOOL KIDS, THIS ONE LOOKING SUITABLY IMPRESSED. BEARS AN UNCANNY RESEMBLANCE TO KYLEY PLATT IN CORONATION STREET.

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GUY FAWKES - WHO KNEW HE WAS FROM AROUND HERE? HUNG, DRAW - AND QUARTERED. THEY NEVER DID THINGS BY HALVES IN THOSE DAYS DID THEY?

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EARLY THE NEXT MORNING, THE SHAMBLES IS LESS CROWDED.

I TAKE THE TOP DECK OF THE BUS, PASS LOTS OF RHODODENDROM BUSHES. GONE WILD & A BIT OF A PEST APPARENTLY, BUT PRETTY ALL THE SAME.

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I THINK THIS IS FYLINGDALE, A BIT OF A SPOOKS PLACE. EARLY WARNING OR SOME SUCH. A BIT HUSH HUSH.

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ADDENSFIELD - HEARTBEAT COUNTRY FOR THOSE FAMILIAR WITH THE TV PROGRAM.. I THINK HERRIOT MIGHT BE FROM AROUND HERE TOO.

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AS ARRANGED, VALERIE HAD GOT ON THE BUS AS I PASSED THROUGH HER VILLAGE & ARE NOW IN WHITBY WHERE WE ARE GOING FOR THEIR FAMOUS FISH & CHIPS..

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THAT IS VALERIE'S FINGER, POINTING OUT THE BLACK DOG ON THE BEACH. AS MENTIONED IN BRAM STOKERS DRACULA, OR NOT.

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DONKEYS ON THE BEACH ...

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TWO SHOTS TO SHOW VALERIE THE ZOOM ON MY CAMERA... THE ONE ABOVE IS NO ZOOM & THE ONE BELOW LOTS OF ZOOM

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CAPTAIN COOK... WE WENT INTO A MUSEUM DEVOTED TO HIM...

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VALERIE CHECKING THE HARBOUR...

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VALERIE ONCE HAD A SHOP RIGHT HERE...

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UP TO THE ABBEY NOW....

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YOU MIGHT JUSY BE ABLE TO MAKE OUT THE SMOKE COMING OUT OF THE TOP OF THIS BUILDING WHERE THEY ARE SMOKING HERRING INTO KIPPERS..

A SHORT BREAK FOR A HALF OF THEAKSTON'S OLD PECULIAR - NOT BAD..

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THIS SHOP HAD A MACHINE BLOWING BUBBLES...

AND HERE'S ROCK - DOES ANY COUNTRY OTHER THAN ENGLAND MAKE ROCK?

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BACK ACROSS THE MOORS, THROUGH ADDENESFIELD AGAIN BUT WITH THE OLD ANGLIA COPS CAR THIS TIME...

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NICE LAWN MOWERS...

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DROP VALERIE OFF - BYE - SEE YOU IN TWO YEARS TIME...

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A NIGHT IN YORK BEFORE TAKING THE TRAIN NORTH...

Posted by hasbeen 02:18 Archived in United Kingdom

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