27
Jul2013
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After a great first day, we were eager for some more walks and abbey ruins. Luckily, Yorkshire is happy to oblige – we set off for Rievaulx Abbey and walking the Yorkshire Moors. The Moors are quite beautiful. The weather was still crisp, but the walk over the hills and through the woods was great. Then we came around the corner, and there was the abbey! It’s huge! Rievaulx Abbey was founded in 1132 by twelve monks from York as a mission […]

09
Jul2013
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In England, there are 2 long weekends in May. For the first one, our friend Richard kindly invited us up to his holiday home in Yorkshire for walks, ruins and some beers. We certainly did all three. But first, some walking. Richard took us to Studley Royal estate – a beautiful estate and water gardens built in the 19th century. A great place for some walking. The estate is beautiful, but was actually built to enhance the picturesque ruins of […]

03
Sep2012
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Scotland is a long drive from Cambridge – 9 hours without stopping. Yikes! To break the trip up we stopped in Yorkshire for 1 night on the way up and 1 night on the way down. I may have also arranged the Yorkshire stops to be near some Harry Potter movie locations. Yes! Malham Cove Our first stop on the way to Scotland was at the small town of Malham in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It’s a beautiful part of […]

12
Jul2010
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Today, I had my first day at work at ARM. My team mates are nice and I’ve got a lot to learn, but I think this role will be great. Rob hass started looking for a rental property for us in Cambridge and is preparing for his second Bosch interview on Thursday. But now back a week and a half to York. We were *wowed* by York. Completely. Really, we quite loved it. So, York is about an hour or […]