We went to see the dogs run at Owlerton Stadium in Sheffield today and tried to get to a shop that sold Sheffield United Football Club stuff for Dave's birthday. We found one by accident last time but couldn't remember where it was this time. The worst part of the day, I think, was not… Continue reading Vacation Day Eleven: Sheffield
We took a shopping trip to Leeds yesterday with the intent of hitting Leeds Market but got stuck in Primark...holy moly...sweaters for £10, shirts for £2.50...and not junk, either! I got a great blue overcoat for £17 and some stuff that I unfortunately have to take back due to my inability to try on anything… Continue reading Vacation Day Ten: PRIMARK RULES
Hello from the Piece Hall in Halifax! Originally uploaded by Nancy Allen "You went to Halifax on your holiday?"Simon had a dentist appointment yesterday afternoon, so we dragged our lazy selves to the train station and headed to Halifax. As we started out for the office from the station, he said to me that he… Continue reading Vacation Day Nine: Hello from the Piece Hall in Halifax!
Remember how I said I thought my family was the only one on earth that went to outlet malls and other malls while on vacation? Today Simon and his sister Sarah and her boyfriend Gareth did just that. Sarah and Gareth live at Nostell Priory (Gareth works there) which is a gorgeous National Trust site.… Continue reading Vacation Days Seven and Eight: Nostell Priory and Junction 32
I could NOT get going today to save my life. I think that I slept until well after noon and we didn't make it out of the house until after 3pm local time. And that, dear readers, is when my surfing began...and ended, really.It was raining buckets and I was convinced that I was NOT… Continue reading Vacation, Day Six: Surfing through Keighley on my knee…