They say there’s no place like home and nowhere was this more true than in Yorkshire last weekend, when the region played host to the Grand Depart of the 101st Tour de France. And Yorkshire did not disappoint. Organisers said 2.5 … Continue reading
Largely known for its Viking past, its cobbled streets and its gothic minster, the city of York is certainly not the first that most would associate with Cold War paranoia. Yet hidden in the suburbs near the racecourse, is the … Continue reading
Posted in Culture, History, Odd, Travel, UK
Tagged 1960s, bunker, Cold War, English Heritage, nuclear, nuclear war, York, York Cold War Bunker, Yorkshire
It’s the Easter bank holiday and people up and down the land are celebrating it by spending time with family, jetting off for a long weekend or even just spending a little too much time in a beer garden than is … Continue reading
This gallery contains 18 photos.
“Portobello Road, Portobello Road. Street where the riches of ages are stowed. Anything and everything a chap can unload, Is sold off the barrow in Portobello Road. You’ll find what you want in the Portobello Road.” Song from Bedknobs and … Continue reading
I spent my student years, plus a few, in the Scottish city of Glasgow. Moving there in 1998, the city had rid itself of hard man reputation and the odd Eighties campaign sticker of Roger Hargreaves’s Mr Happy with the … Continue reading