cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Gods County

rongtw
Seasoned Hero
Posts: 6,973
Thanks: 1,533
Fixes: 12
Registered: ‎01-12-2010

Gods County

As our Friend @shutter keeps mentioning , Yorkshire Thumbs Up  i believe he wants to be a Tyke Wink

Anyhow with the Aid of Mr Google i found this helpful site for his perusal

https://www.bewildereddad.com/bewildered-family-guide-to-yorkshire/   do please watch the Videos

Asus ROG Hero Vii Z97 , Intel i5 4690k ,ROG Asus Strix 1070,
samsung 850evo 250gig , WD black 2 TB . Asus Phoebus sound ,
16 gig Avexir ram 2400 , water cooling Corsair H100i gtx ,
Corsair 750HXI Psu , Phanteks Enthoo pro case .
10 REPLIES
Community Veteran
Posts: 18,023
Thanks: 1,687
Fixes: 20
Registered: ‎06-11-2007

Re: Gods County

@rongtw As one who was born within the sound of York Minster Bells, and less than 2 miles from "The Knavesmire"  ( York Race course to those not knowing ).and Terry`s Chocolate factory....  ( thank you Auntie for the "reject bags"  of chocs at Christmas and Birthdays ! )..

 

.I  think I can claim to be a True Yokshuman !.

 

Community Veteran
Posts: 18,893
Thanks: 294
Registered: ‎12-08-2007

Re: Gods County

I was born in Bridlington on the Yorkshire coast.

 

@shutter I also remember the bags of reject chocolates. A friend used to bring them for us. I seem to remember ours came from Rowntree's.

 

.

Community Veteran
Posts: 18,023
Thanks: 1,687
Fixes: 20
Registered: ‎06-11-2007

Re: Gods County

@artmo Yes indeedy.... another Auntie worked there ! .. I preferred Terry`s chocolates though.. One of my Grandfather`s worked at the Carriage and Wagon Works in York,  as a cabinet maker... ( all the posh woodwork in the carriages )...  Love Brid for the hols...

rongtw
Seasoned Hero
Posts: 6,973
Thanks: 1,533
Fixes: 12
Registered: ‎01-12-2010

Re: Gods County

yes Brid Smiley  mother in law just moved there ,,  use to love a cruise on the belle

Asus ROG Hero Vii Z97 , Intel i5 4690k ,ROG Asus Strix 1070,
samsung 850evo 250gig , WD black 2 TB . Asus Phoebus sound ,
16 gig Avexir ram 2400 , water cooling Corsair H100i gtx ,
Corsair 750HXI Psu , Phanteks Enthoo pro case .
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 27,337
Thanks: 1,893
Fixes: 174
Registered: ‎14-04-2007

Re: Gods County

A friend of mine worked at the Bassett (Liquorice Allsorts) factory.

I soon learned of the benefits of Liquorice on the bowels Embarrassed

Customer and Forum Moderator. Windows 10 Firefox 64.0 (64-bit)

Community Veteran
Posts: 8,616
Thanks: 960
Fixes: 9
Registered: ‎02-08-2007

Re: Gods County

Certainly agree Yorkshire has a lot to offer, folk can be a bit secretive there as I have often asked about the tea plantations but all you get in return is a smile.

Wink

rongtw
Seasoned Hero
Posts: 6,973
Thanks: 1,533
Fixes: 12
Registered: ‎01-12-2010

Re: Gods County

For tea you need to look in Harrogate https://www.yorkshiretea.co.uk/

Asus ROG Hero Vii Z97 , Intel i5 4690k ,ROG Asus Strix 1070,
samsung 850evo 250gig , WD black 2 TB . Asus Phoebus sound ,
16 gig Avexir ram 2400 , water cooling Corsair H100i gtx ,
Corsair 750HXI Psu , Phanteks Enthoo pro case .
Community Veteran
Posts: 18,023
Thanks: 1,687
Fixes: 20
Registered: ‎06-11-2007

Re: Gods County

@rongtw Yeah, but..... Don`t go to Betty`s   .... it`s expensive in there...  !  Cheesy

Pete11
Seasoned Pro
Posts: 859
Thanks: 251
Fixes: 4
Registered: ‎17-02-2017

Re: Gods County

The fishing's good in Yorkshire too, I can vouch for that.  Thumbs Up

A float tip is pleasing in its appearance and even more pleasing in its disappearance.
Growing old is inevitable...But growing up is optional.
Community Veteran
Posts: 18,893
Thanks: 294
Registered: ‎12-08-2007

Re: Gods County


@rongtw wrote:

yes Brid Smiley  mother in law just moved there ,,  use to love a cruise on the belle


 

Ah the Yorkshire Belle, I remember it well. Always a treat to cruise along the cliffs to Bempton and Flamborough Head.

 

Although I was born in Brid I actually grew up in Flamborough and returned there each summer when my family moved south.