Day: 02/06/2014

Boys and their toys

york armoury

So after the rest and relaxation of a week in York (and the consequent destruction of said rest by the nightmare that is the British rail network), I am left to reflect on a holiday in one of my favourite cities in the UK.

It has been a long time since I was last there, not since I was ten or thereabouts, and so my memories are nostalgia-tinged at the same time as being a little hazy through the mists of time.

We did the usual things, touring the Shambles, Jorvik Viking Centre, the York Dungeons, and so on. But it wasn’t any of those which particularly struck me, but rather the shop above, the York Armoury.

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