Little Yellow Cottage – Update 10 – Spas, Railways and Tourists

I mentioned the Blue Flag Beaches in Yorkshire in a separate post and it reminded me of the first tourists and their expectations of Whitby. Whilst people from the area would come to Whitby for the market and trade with the ships in the harbour things began to ramp up when I heard my owner and … Read more

Little Yellow Cottage – Update 9 – The Dracula Years

Lots of planning and material ordering going on now. With the exception of the lime plaster and limecrete and some small amounts of wood, all of the other items are sourced from old buildings and suppliers who specialise in material for elderly buildings such as me. New materials would have been inappropriate and controversial.  Some … Read more