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Time expands, then contracts, and in tune with the stirrings of the heart .
Haruki Murakami

16 Comments CherryPie on Feb 16th 2020

Feeling refreshed after a good night’s sleep, it was time for breakfast. The cooked-to-order breakfast was delicious although I missed my fresh fruit options for a pre-breakfast starter.
After breakfast Mr C attended Vapnartak 2020 (a wargames show). It was my plan to walk York City walls whilst he was enjoying his hobby and despite the [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Feb 15th 2020

We set off on our journey to York a little later than we had planned, stopping off at the Denby Pottery visitor centre with a view to having lunch. The food portions were very large and the choices did’t fit what we had in mind for a light snack so we opted to carry on [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Feb 13th 2020

On Monday I returned from a mini break in York, walking the glass trail, the walls and exploring the city beyond.
We returned home to find that we had an electrical problem, part of the electrics were off and the fridge and freezer had defrosted. We reset the trip switch but it tripped several times [...]

20 Comments CherryPie on Feb 5th 2020

The York Mansion House is the earliest purpose built house for a Lord Mayor still in existence and predates the Mansion House in London by at least twenty years. The home was built as a place for the Lord Mayor to entertain visitors to the city and to house York’s wonderful civic collections.
Standing in the [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jun 28th 2018

St Martin’s is now a haven of calm in the heart of York, but in 1942 it was reduced to a smouldering ruin during a bombing raid on the city. The church stood desolate until restoration work began in 1961.

The clock, first fitted in 1668, and the gilded head of Father Time are replacements [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jun 27th 2018

As seen on York – Day Three.

Comments Off CherryPie on Jun 26th 2018

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