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Celebrating the county of Yorkshire on Yorkshire Day, and a Yorkshire-set #romance

August 1st is Yorkshire Day, when we in Yorkshire celebrate everything that’s great about our county. We Yorkshire folk don’t need much excuse to show our pride in our home, and in fact we take a lot of ribbing for it, with plenty of jokes from other parts of the country at our expense, eg “How can…… Continue reading Celebrating the county of Yorkshire on Yorkshire Day, and a Yorkshire-set #romance

setting · yorkshire

A fascinating (and surprising) history trip through Leeds, capital of Yorkshire

I’ve written a few articles on this blog about the settings for my novels, which are all in lovely locations, as you may remember :) See my posts on Renaissance Lyon (The Silk Romance), or Richmond Park in London (The Antique Love), or the Yorkshire moors (A Way from Heart to Heart), or more recently Edinburgh (The…… Continue reading A fascinating (and surprising) history trip through Leeds, capital of Yorkshire

history · yorkshire

The romantic landscape and history of Plumpton Rocks

You may have heard that the Tour de France is about to start in Yorkshire next weekend, and we Yorkshire folk are bursting with pride at having our county at the heart of this world-class sporting event. Last year the travel guide Lonely Planet named Yorkshire one of the best places to visit in the…… Continue reading The romantic landscape and history of Plumpton Rocks