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In the Steps of the Vampire

Our trip to Whitby took us first to the seaside resort town of Scarborough. For me, this had the significance of being the town where Anne Brontë died and sadly is buried away from her family, but alas, we didn’t have the time to track down her grave. What we did have time for was… Continue reading In the Steps of the Vampire

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Riding the Rails to the Palace

Wednesday was a gap day for non-Potterheads, such as myself and classmate Ruth, so we decided to ride the rails down to London for the day.  For Americans unused to a system of high-speed, efficient rail, we were duly impressed, both with the train and the beautiful, rolling landscape that stretches out between Grantham and… Continue reading Riding the Rails to the Palace