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Mar 20, 2012 - Naburn, York

Today saw our final trip on the bus into York to see The Shambles. This street dates from the fourteenth century and the name derives from Fleshammels (literally 'flesh-shelves'), the word for the shelves that butchers used to display their meat. There used to be twenty five butcher’s shops in The Shambles! After this we wandered around the York Museum gardens where we were entertained by a very friendly squirrel which dug up a nut, checked it out and then proceeded to take it to a different part of the garden and bury it. He carefully...

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Mar 19, 2012 - Naburn, York

We left Harrogate intending to visit Old Mother Shipton’s Cave but when we got there we found that there was nowhere to park Homer and nowhere to turn around easily. Turning around when heading in the wrong direction can be challenging when you are 7.9m long. We ended up back in Harrogate and on the same road we had set off on! This time we ignored the cave and made for Thirsk where the original James Herriot (Alf Wight) had his vet’s practise. It was the actual house he had lived in that was the museum that traced his life and it proved...

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