Tag Archives: Hull

Moved by a bridge, and some beer.

A day in central Hull started with a trip on the new Scale Lane swing bridge.  Its a tourist thing – no barge was coming but they open and close thew bridge whilst people stand on it.  That’s the kind … Continue reading

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Going to Hull and more.

We left Brighton about 7am with Marian driving and Jackie navigating – a route we had planned carefully several days earlier, mainly avoiding motorways once north of London and the Dartford crossing.  Arrived on the outskirts of Lincoln about 11am … Continue reading

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An eel in the alley.

Up in East Yorkshire a week or two ago.  Found myself in Hull at 10.30 one morning, so there was only one place for a beer before the 12.30 train to Kings Cross – Wetherspoon’s.  And there are three in … Continue reading

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Cleckheaton to Hull – Monday 28th July 2014

After a fourth breakfast in a row in their warm and sunny garden we took our leave of Graham and Viv and boarded the first of three buses that would get us to Hull by 2pm.  On the Leeds to … Continue reading

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After the Sundial Conference

Conference ended on 7th April and we stayed on for 2 more days to explore the city before travelling to York for lunch and on to Hull to visit my dad.  At York station we sought out a bar famed … Continue reading

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Isabel by Jacob Epstein 1933

Photographed this fine bronze – probably in contravention of the rules – when I last visited Hull. Got home and wondered who she was. Tried the net. So easy! Born in London in 1912, the daughter of a ships captain, … Continue reading

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Trip to Hull – 30 March to 2 April

Packed a light bag and headed to Hull hoping to see Dad but planning lots of other things as well. Caught a Hull Train from Kings Cross, no changes, direct to Hull Paragon. The ‘Larkin in Hull’ trail is not … Continue reading

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