Want to get out of the house for a bit?

It’s a blustery New England day here and, as usual, I am housebound. But because of the wonderful invention they call the World Wide Web, I can break free from my tether here and fly east…. high above the seas, over to the land of my dreams…to England. Please join me on a few small trips there, starting in the Yorkshire Dales in a tiny village called Muker. We’ve been there almost every time we’ve traveled to Yorkshire and never miss our chance to return to it again. It’s a magical place…

Muker:

http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/v/RK0jh9hQz4c?version=3&hl=en_US

Askrigg:

http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/v/rGXhoz37jsE?version=3&hl=en_US

Robin Hood’s Bay in North Yorkshire on the east coast:

http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/v/uqnG4HfKVh8?version=3&hl=en_US

A walk round inside Robin Hood’s Bay (huffing and puffing up and down the steep streets there):

http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/v/dpAbTZyLhN8?version=3&hl=en_US

Whitby and Environs:

http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/v/FOH7AqnrF0g?version=3&hl=en_US

In the heart of Whitby, my favorite spot on earth: (I want Paul to bury my ashes, after I go, on the top of the hill near the 199 steps overlooking Whitby harbor. In this video, if you go to the :54 second mark on the video below, just there behind those people sitting on the seat, is where I want Paul to bury my ashes. He’ll probably have to go there at night when no one is looking… but that is my last wish…)

http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/v/iEVr_AYj6TU?version=3&hl=en_US

And finally, a little tutorial on How to Master the British Accent (this is fun):

http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/v/_QHhp3X-yWg?version=3&hl=en_US

So take a few minutes off from your busy day and relax and enjoy a little trip to the land of my soul, England, with me.

Cheers,

Bex

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5 Responses to Want to get out of the house for a bit?

  1. Rhubarb says:

    What a delightful trip! Thank you for a chance to travel in spirit across the pond.

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  2. Reenie says:

    England is for you what Ireland is for me. Over the years I’ve toyed with the idea of purchasing a home there… but my cousin already has a place I can visit any time I want. Bex, thanks ever so much for sharing. I so understand your passion. xoxo

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  3. Anna says:

    I’m saving the Yorkshire ones for when I have more time, but that girl’s not what I would call a reliable narrator. I did like “U as in stew”, bless her! xx

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  4. Bex says:

    Oh yes, Sandy, I remember…you and your “babushka” up at Whitby Abbey…the wind was howling, but wasn’t it great fun? I’m glad we have our memories of it.

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  5. sandy from iowa says:

    Nice…I got to relive the trip all over again and not be cold…remember how cold it was the 1st part of may..
    Thanks…this is a keeper.

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