Posts tagged West Yorkshire

The Rear & Terrace at Harewood House, Yorkshire, England

Harewood House, the setting for ‘VICTORIA’

If, like me, you enjoy becoming immersed in classic period dramas such as ‘The Crown’, ‘Downtown Abbey’ or ‘Poldark’, which, biased as I am, the Brits excel in producing, have you ever wondered where they are filmed? It is rarely …

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Indian Naan bread in Bradford, England

The biggest Naan bread, from Bradford, England

Traveling through the back streets of Bradford on an early February evening, rain lashing at the windscreen, shop fronts full of Indian silks, groceries and numerous restaurants from the Indian continent flashing passed, my curiosity was once again aroused. What …

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York Minster, York, England

York Minster, one of Europe’s finest medieval gothic buildings

York Minster cathedral church is one of Europe’s finest medieval buildings and the oldest Gothic cathedral in northern Europe. Beneath it lie the Roman ruins of the Basilica, the ceremonial centre of the Roman fortress in York. The ‘minster’ (a title …

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York Minster from City wall, York, England

York, a brief history of one of England’s finest cities!

Wandering around the stunning, ancient city of York, a long time favourite destination of mine, I felt compelled to discover a little of the story behind its rich history. In my next few posts I want to share what I have …

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