Retire in York, England

Retire in York, England

Seems like everyone’s been to York!  Anglo-Saxons, Romans, Vikings, Scots, monks, Kings, Lords of the Manor, craftsman and now the locals and tourists.  They have all left their mark on York.   The earliest mention of York is found on an old Roman tablet, circa...
Retire with the Bard in Stratford-on-Avon!

Retire with the Bard in Stratford-on-Avon!

On my first trip to the UK, I had to go to Stratford.  For theatre people (directing, building, painting and even a little acting) Stratford is like a mecca for those who love the stage.  After pulling into town, the information center made arrangements for my bed and...
Retire Near London!

Retire Near London!

Every time I fly to the UK, I leave wishing we had just a few more days.   Even if you can’t stay for the rest of your life, if you retire near London for just 3-6 months, you could pretty much see everything that interests you.    Take Greenwich, a suburb just...
Roll With It in England!

Roll With It in England!

We were in Ashford England for 4 days while hubby was attending a train convention.  Thinking it would be fun and exotic to take the Chunnel Train under the English channel to Calais, France for lunch and return to Ashford, we head off to the train station.  We found...
Retire in Totnes, England

Retire in Totnes, England

We’ve been all over England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.    If I got to pick my favorite place, I’d retire in Totnes, England.  A town of 7,500, it is not far from the south coast, between Exeter to the north and Dartmouth to the south.  Totness is...