Flowers of France, found in York

This card ended up at a York car boot sale. This is perhaps its only connection to the city, though it probably has connections to a Yorkshire family. I’m sorry about the ‘perhaps’ and ‘probably’, but it’s the best I can do. It was in a box of photo albums … More …

Royal visits

I’m not much of a Royalist, don’t really have strong opinions on the monarchy one way or the other. Kind of in the middle, like most people I guess. Have respect for the queen for managing for so many decades to look interested in the tedious small-talk she has to … More …

1970s review of the Castle Museum

Hopelessly self-indulgent I’m no doubt being, putting bits of my old childhood scrapbook on here, but I’m finding it quite funny seeing York portrayed on these faded old pages, with their carefully-written titles and captions in blue biro, and sellotape all over the place. Before this goes back into a … More …