North York Moors in Old Postcards is a wonderful collection of these early scenes, showing popular destinations that we still visit today, including Whitby, Grosmont, Goathland, Helmsley, Scarborough and Pickering, as well as many surrounding towns and villages.
With cards dating back to the turn of the century a fascinating lost world is uncovered which will appeal to anyone with an interest in the history of this magnificent part of the country.
Pubs In & Around the Yorkshire Dales celebrates many of the region’s most historic and well-known establishments and their individual stories.
Join historian Paul Chrystal on this pub crawl to end all pub crawls. Take in the histories and anecdotes relating to these fine hostelries because, in many ways, the history of the Dales pubs mirrors the history of the Yorkshire Dales itself. Alongside the compelling text and history are over a hundred photographs and illustrations of pubs past and present.
This important book covers all the places where the Roman occupation of the north of England has left its mark: from Buxton and Lincoln in the south of the region to Carlisle, Hadrian’s Wall and beyond in the north; from Brough in the east to Chester in the west. Along the way it takes in the exciting new discoveries made at Catterick (Cataractonium) and Scotch Corner; it describes Aldborough and Ambleside; Malton and Doncaster; Ribchester and the magnificent mosaics from Horkstow and Rudston Villa.
In this day-by-day account, Jason Smart recounts frustration with the weather, the exhaustion, and his own limitations, as well as the many characters he meets along the journey of becoming a private pilot and gaining his wings.
This book is a frank account aimed at anyone interested in learning to fly. It is also for anyone simply curious to know what is involved in becoming a pilot.
The Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL) usually takes a minimum of 45 hours of training. With The PPL Companion, you have a guide to help you along the way.
As your training advances, so does the content in the 45 chapters of this book, which mirror your progress and offer helpful insight into the actions and decisions you will make as a trainee pilot.
Inside you will find chapters on the reasons for learning to fly; how to find a flying club; what to expect on your first lesson and the subsequent milestones you’ll reach along the way. Further chapters look at the social side of being a pilot, as well as anxiety and how to fund your flying, plus aspects such as visiting the control tower and learning to look under the engine cowling for a greater understanding of aircraft.
Written in an informal style, The PPL Companion is an easy and relaxed sounding board for anyone considering flight training or already undertaking lessons.