What Goes Up: Climbing (REALLY STEEP) Towers in Wales

The picture above, taken during my trip to northern Wales with one of my best friends in October, depicts a view looking up one of the towers at the castle in Conwy. Built by Edward I of England in the 1280s, Conwy Castle was part of a ring of castles…

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Lancaster to York: When Royal Family Quarrels Turn Personal

I’ve decided to try a different approach to my blog for the remainder of my trip and for future posts. I’m going to be posting pictures, some recent, some not so recent, and tell what was happening then rather than rambling on through long posts about meaningful (and sometimes meaningless)…

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An Addendum

Somehow, I forgot to add in my last post about (now) yesterday and our “C for Cartmel” bar crawl. Simply put, the point of the day was to dress up in anything that began with a C. The most common of these were cowboys or cowgirls, cats, captains, and, strangely…

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