Burswood Guest House
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... feeling going to somewhere that you can't really imagine! I've looked at pictures for months of Vietnam and can't believe we will be there this time tomorrow! First stop is Ho Chi Minh city (formerly Saigon) which by all accounts sounds mental! I'm a bit concerned I may get run over crossing the road! There are even tips online of the best way ...
So, after a loooong conversation with Mr Prest, I had to rush to the train station for my journey to York. On the train, I spoke to a woman who had just put in an offer on a house in Knaresborough. She lived in a little village called Clifton, I think. Nothing for sale in Clifton, and she'd always loved visiting Knaresborough in the summer, so they took a punt and found a place they liked - fingers crossed, she gets it!
... there before, 29 years ago, and met Dr. Wight (Herriot is his pseudonym) and had him sign my book. He was a very kind and gentle man, exactly as he presents himself in his stories, and had time to spend a few minutes with everyone that had come that day to visit.
Rob has never read the books, or seen the TV program series, and I was excited at the thought of being able to introduce him to all of it - Thirsk, the real town that Darroby is based on, the man, and ...
... on one of the wall towers. Note the tiny doors and how much smaller people were then.
All this worked up an appetite and we couldn't see anything more attractive than the cafe we went to the night before, so we have a very French lunch of mixed platter or meats, cheeses and olives, followed by a trio dessert shared platter. After lunch we made our way home via the park outside the walls where we had seen a mobile 'owl ...
... pounds a day to maintain the building and keep it in good shape! I thought that number was insane. After visiting the cathedral we walked through the city. We at lunch at a little cafe that only had 6 tables in it, but proved to be very good! After exploring the city and walking down every street in the city center we went to the York Chocolate Factory! We had a tour of the factory and learned a lot about ...