Travel Blogs from Shipley
... us. Each table was
named after something that was important to them and ours was the silver
fern. There was a string quartet playing
as we gathered and as Becky walked down the stairs towards Dom who started
getting emotional at the sight of her.
The band for the after party was a rock band and although it
wasn’t our kind of music they were very good and extremely LOUD. The younger ones were on the dance floor from
the minute ...
... in this part of the country the lovely romantic country lanes are very narrow and have lovely dry-stone walls both sides which you would not like to hit or scrape - so when a car approaches it is only by some miracle that a successful passing is accomplished.
Our first night here was so peaceful and quiet - the only sound to be heard was the sighing of the buttercups in the fields outside. It gets semi-dark by about 10.00pm and the daylight appears about ...
From the minute we arrived onstage at Carnegie Hall for the dress rehearsal we knew it was going to be fantastic. Adelaide HarmonyChoir was joined by 4 choirs from the USA - one was a high school in New York.
The New World Symphony orchestra was brilliant as were the soloists for the Mozart piece. An hour later and we were free to find a meal before returning to the dressing room by 7.30. Gillies and I had arranged to meet with ...
... The tram workers were really helpful with getting tickets and
directing people to correct trams. As we got out at Old Trafford stop and
walked past the Old Trafford Cricket Club it started bucketing down so we
quickly got our rain jackets on. England has proven to have very changeable weather,
which I like. One moment it will be sunny, then pouring…but then after 10
minutes the skies clear again. So it seems like a good plan that when it ...
As we walked up the hill from the camp site in Hebden Bridge we noticed nearly all the houses had little yellow bicycles either in their front window or on the lawn. We stopped a passerby and learnt that the Tour de France is coming to Yorkshire in July and part of the route is up this road which is called Cragg Vale and is the longest continuous gradient in the United Kingdom. So we have walked part of the Tour de France! The whole of Yorkshire ...