A Country Vet

9 Mar

These books are very beloved to many including me. I could read them over and over and over! They’re hilarious and heartwarming. If you haven’t read them, get to it!

Anyway I have never really wanted to travel overseas much. Don’t get me wrong, if the opportunity arose I definitely would. But I have always wanted to go to Yorkshire and ramble around where James Herriot (pen name Alf Wight) did his rounds. Darrowby is a fictional place, but it is based on three real towns and villages. Leyburn, Middleham, and Richmond. Thirsk is Wight’s actual hometown where you can visit “The World of James Herriot”.

Yorkshire Dales




3 Responses to “A Country Vet”

  1. deb meyers March 9, 2011 at 7:42 pm #

    did you know we’ve been watching the whole series via Netflix instant? recommended by friend Dawn who commented on your easter cake post. love love love.

    • claire March 9, 2011 at 11:02 pm #

      started it yesterday. that’s what made me post about it. i think i’ve met Dawn. pretty sure we went over to their home when grandma and i came to visit.

      • deb meyers March 9, 2011 at 11:20 pm #


        Siegfried cracks me up.

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