Yatton

Photo: End of the Line Wikipedia: Yatton is a village and civil parish within the unitary authority of North Somerset, which falls within the ceremonial county of Somerset, England. It is located 11 miles (18 km) south-west of Bristol. Its population in 2011 was 7,552. The parish includes Claverham, a small village which was originally …

Suffolk

Photo: Karen Roe, Ickworth Park Suffolk is an East Anglian county of historic origin in England. It has borders with Norfolk to the north, Cambridgeshire to the west and Essex to the south. The North Sea lies to the east. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/kqAwDnNgFhWoGjTA9 Elsewhere on the Web southandheartofsuffolk.org.uk Walking festival Government https://www.suffolk.gov.uk Flickr @suffolkcc Ickworth …

London Links

London flag Links related to London, England presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @catherinemack @danravenellison @LondonSounds @GreenGuideUK @GreenLondoner @RSAEvents @boroughmarket @Londonist @TheMexLondoner @wabbey @kewgardens @LondonNPC @StanfordsTravel @intelligence2 @ltmuseum @abundancelondon @Royal_Greenwich @londonspeakspod @AboutLondon @london_kayak @BarbicanCentre @iambrianjones Videos Meetups GreatOutdoorsLondon Hammersmith Bridge https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hammersmith_Bridge https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/apr/11/hammersmith-bridge-closed-to-cars-after-critical-faults-found https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-47891838 Just cycled out to Hammersmith Bridge from Hackney to see what this …

Bristol, England

Photo: James Clark, Planetarium The Avon and Frome rivers cut through limestone creating Bristol’s hilly lansdscape. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Bristol? Google Maps goo.gl/maps/Fd4PnvXBXzRnFtey5 Bikes Bristol (Bris) is one of the most prominent cycling cities of England, and is home to the national sustainable transportation organization Sustrans. Check out the …

Gloucester

Photo: JJ Glos Gloucester is a city in Gloucestershire, in the Southwest of England. Gloucester lies close to border with Wales, on the River Severn, between the Cotswolds to the east, and the Forest of Dean to the southwest. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/BC7sipxrpMAP3VT1A Recommended listening Radio Gloucestershire Live Elsewhere on the Web thisisgloucestershire.co.uk http://www.thisisgloucestershire.co.uk/latestnews/Pub-puts-food-miles-menu/article-420089-detail/article.html http://www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/parkandride http://www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire …

River Thames

Photo: Thames Barrier Park The River Thames flows through southern England including London. At 215 miles (346 km), it is the longest river entirely in England and the second-longest in the United Kingdom, after the River Severn. Embedded Tweets “I discovered the river you see behind me here in London. I don’t know what the …

The RSA

Photo: C. G. P. Grey/Wikipedia, Royal Society The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, aka The RSA thersa.org is an enlightenment organisation committed to finding innovative practical solutions to today’s social challenges. Through its ideas, research and 27,000-strong Fellowship it seeks to understand and enhance human capability to close the gap …

England Black Country

Photo: Black Country Museums Wikipedia: The Black Country is an area of the West Midlands, England, west of Birmingham and commonly refers to a region covering most of the four Metropolitan Boroughs of Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton. During the Industrial Revolution, it became one of the most industrialised parts of the UK with coal …

William Shakespeare

Photo: Boston Public Library William Shakespeare (April 26, 1564 – April 23, 1616), England Events Cedar City, Utah: https://www.bard.org Ashland, Oregon: https://www.osfashland.org Recommended Listening http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000gncz Tumult of the times: William Shakespeare’s King Lear – 1606. Catholic terrorists have just been arrested in a plot to blow up the King and massacre politicians and innocent people. …