From the Holy Mountain – William Dalrymple 

I’ve had a great urge to re-read From the Holy Mountain for some time – the first time around I was an eager Medieval Studies student blown away by it, recommended it to everyone and gave my copy away. This time, the copy is for keeps as I feel sure this is now a book I’ll come back to regularly. Continue reading “From the Holy Mountain – William Dalrymple “


Holy Trinity Church, Wensley

Whenever Wensleydale comes up in conversation, I trot out the old fact that it is the only one of ‘The Dales’ to be named after its town, rather than its river. (The river is the Ure, by the way.)

Until recently I had neither visited Wensley, nor its Dale. However, with the Churches Conservation Trust app to hand. I made a detour to do just that.


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