The seaside town of Whitby on the North Yorkshire coastline, may seem like a typical seaside town relying on sandy beaches, fish and chips and amusement arcades for trade, especially in summer.  The town has had an eventful history however.   The ruined abbey that dominates the town from its clifftop setting dates back to … Continue reading Cookstown


Life’s Simple Pleasures

With summer drawing to a close, at least as marked by the long school holiday, the seaside draws many to enjoy the last few days of sun and sand.  I'm also part of this throng, though the evidence elsewhere on this blog proves that I'm not simply a fair weather visitor. Bouncing from coast to coast as my … Continue reading Life’s Simple Pleasures