The name given to the roughly triangular, Eastern part of Yorkshire bounded by Flamborough Head to the North, the Yorkshire Wolds to the West and the Humber to the South. To the East, the land peters out and fades into the sea, the long spit of Spurn head reaching out into the xxx to separate [...]
Kirkcudbright, (or 'Kirkubree') is a very picturesque, small fishing town on the South Coast of Galloway in Scotland. Daniel Defoe, when visiting this area in 1778, described it as: ... a pleasant situation, and yet nothing pleasant to be seen. Here is a harbour without ships, a port without trade, a fishery without nets, a [...]
In which I take a lonely drive through the countryside...
"Beware my Laura (she would often say) Beware of the insipid Vanities and idle Dissipations of the Metropolis of England; Beware of the unmeaning Luxuries of Bath and of the stinking fish of Southampton."Jane Austen, Love and Friendship Summer last year saw Mrs. P and I travel the country in search of Jane Austen. We [...]
In which I discover the ancient Saxon capital city...
In which I travel from horses to Horsey.
In which I feed the pigeons... it gives me a sense of enormous well-being.