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Episode Info: Hello and welcome to episode 7. This is a more of a rushed episode since I have come back from holiday.This week I am talking about my visit to York and a review of the wool I have bought. And most importantly, what I am going to do with it.Remember if you want to contact me you can visiting my Facebook page knitting Kris, e-mail me at podcast ! a-t ! krispian.co.uk, leave comments at blog.krispian.co.uk or podcast.krispian.co.uk, tweet me @jediknitter. Yes I cannot believe that twitter handle has not been taken.York VisitYes another one. Do not worry, I will not be taking anymore holidays until Christmas.   We just wanted to get away before the school holidays started.We went York in well erm… Yorkshire. Spent 4 and a bit days there.We looked at the Jorvik centre - where you learn about Viking York about the people and culture. No horns on helmets!There are lots of people to tell you about York in viking times and there was a person Nailbinding. This is a form of needle craft using one needle with an eye. It produces stitches identical to knitting, but one stitch at a time.There is a small ride, which takes you around a recreation of a viking settlement. There are lots of smells and information. Very good and well put together.The York Minster and its tower. TO be pedantic it is St Peters cathedral, but none calls it that. The tower view was fantastic.Boat Ride on the Ouse. A nice 45 minute tour. Very laid back.Clifford Tower, which is a Norman clover leaf fort. Only two in the world. Very small, but great views.Betty Tea room. You have to go early (you can book for afternoon tea or if you are in a group). It is quaint English Tearoom. Excellent service, great tea and wonderful confectionary.  We may have cleared them out of chocolate, caramel shortcake.National Railway museum. Interesting for those who like trains and even for those who do not.  I saw my favourite train. I am not a spotter. It is the Mallard. The fastest steam train in the world. It reached 126 miles an hour (to the nearest mile an hour).The MallardThere is the city of truro, which is the first train to go over 100 mph (unofficially, since they did not want to scare people).A Japanese Bullet train, which is one of the very few outside of Japan. It is huge. Same gap between the railes, but the train overhangs and is taller than UK and European trains.A massive Chinese train (built in the UK). It is absolutely huge.There are royal trains etc.North York Moors Railway. Which is one ofRead more »

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