Part of the the old Shambles street in the City of York with it’s timber framed buildings.The name Shambles comes from the Saxon Fleshammels, which means, the street of the butchers, for it was here that the cities butchers market was located. Notice the wide window sills of the houses; the meat for sale was displayed here. Now one the Yorkshires favourites tourist attractions.
A view along the famous York City Roman walls towards the Minster
Multicoloured moving LED lights reflected and refracted in a crystal ball. A process know as light painting.
Handley-Page Victor K2 Lusty LindyXL231 joined 139 Squadron on 1 February 1962, returning to Handley-Page for conversion to a B(S.R) Mk 2 in November 1963 and joining the Wittering Wing in July 1964. It was converted to become the prototype K.2 Tanker on 23 January 1972 and saw service in the Falklands War, in support of the ‘Operation Black Buck’ Vulcan raid on Port Stanley, and later in the Gulf War. It was flown into retirement at Elvington (Yorkshire Air Museum) in November 1993.
With added texture this is Lendal Tower and Lendal bridge in the City of York in the county of North Yorkshire. A pleasure cruiser is seen on the River Ouse.
A view across the river Ouse in Yorkshire, England. In the distance is Lendal bridge and tower with pleasure boats cruising the river and cherry blossom on the riverside walk.