The Black Swan Hotel
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
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... it! You have to commit and go for it apparently!! Anyway, got a train and two planes to go before we get there! I really enjoyed writing my blog when we went to Sri Lanka and a lot of you said you enjoyed reading it so that's why I'm doing it again! Hopefully the wifi will be good throughout the trip so I can update you all on our Asian adventure! Kirsty ...
I found the old-fashioned merry-go-round in the market square and I had my first experience of Hot Roasted Chestnuts in a paper bag - I was very happy!!! I sat and ate them while watching the merry-go-round kids' fun! :-)
Overall, I was put off by the commercial nature of York, although I do understand that everyone has to make money somehow. I wasn't there long enough to get through that veneer and find ...
... Dennis has always had a very keen interest in cricket. Ronald lived in Knaresborough and later worked in Leeds as an accountant with Ernst & co.
He told me that the primary school by Stockwell Lodge was built fairly recently, so neither Henry nor Frank would have attended it. I was keen to check school rolls, but of course with my luck, it happened to be half-term break, so no schools were open. The grammar ...
... great meals. When I left Chengdu, though, I thought for sure I would never see Laura again, but we were able to meet up while I was in London, which was great. Laura grew up in London and contacted me when she heard I was going to be traveling there. Unfortunately, we weren't able to spend much time together, but it was great catching up. This time when we said goodbye I had the feeling we would run into each other again someday.
This morning, after a late start, we make our way into Helmsley. It's a pretty town of red roofed and yellow stone buildings. There is also a ruined castle. We do a bit of window shopping - it's mainly craft and tourist shops with a fair few bakeries and cafes emitting delicious smells - cruel! Ian goes off for a haircut, the most expensive one he's ever had - this is obviously an up market kind of place! I go off in search of a trim as well but have to wait for my appointment. I go ...