Two great YouTube tours of York #Yorkshire

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I enjoyed this film tour of York and Yorkshire made by an American tourist. Not quite sure when it was filmed. Any guesses? And this home movie of a visit to York is great for Sixties fashions! Thanks for visiting my blog today.

Sunday Serial #11

I’m following a nineteenth century tradition and publishing some of “Leefdale” by Michael Murray in weekly instalments. You can find the links to previous instalments on this page. So, if you like the Dickensian idea of reading your novels in weekly instalments, read on ….. Zoe picked up Parker and Lund’s property details and scanned…… Continue reading Sunday Serial #11

Special flower for August

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The special flower for the month of August is the gladiolus – or gladioli if you’ve  bunch of them. According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac the gladiolus represents remembrance, calm, integrity, and infatuation. The other August flower is the poppy. A red poppy signifies pleasure; A white poppy is given for consolation; and, A yellow…… Continue reading Special flower for August

#Throwback Thursday #BookReview Blood-Tied by Wendy Percival @wendy_percival

I saw a good idea on Twitter a couple of weeks ago. Renee at It’s Book Talk started using the #ThrowbackThursday meme as a way to share books that are old favourites or have been waiting to be read for a long time. I saw the idea first on a blog I read regularly: Between…… Continue reading #Throwback Thursday #BookReview Blood-Tied by Wendy Percival @wendy_percival