"But," she spluttered, as I took her to the historic sites of Saltaire and Haworth - the first fair trade village in the world and the home of the Bronte sisters with its "olde-worlde
" high street.
Full of character and olde-worlde
charm, this deceivingly spacious family residence has been sympathetically modernised over the years yet still retains many original features including exposed beamed ceilings and beautiful timber floorboards.
| Lesley Smith (pictured in period costume), curator of Tutbury Castle (above right), where Mary, Queen of Scots, was imprisoned, has welcomed the 25-month jail sentence handed to Robert Goncarov (right) after he twice broke in to steal olde-worlde
WE BRITS love a good period drama, full of colourful costumes and quirky characters with their olde-worlde
That's the stance taken by Gavin Screen, who chose to mark this year's commemoration with a show of respect that combines olde-worlde
tradition with the modern touch.
HOTEL inspector THE ROOM If you're looking for olde-worlde
charm, book into one of the 16 rooms that are more than 600 years old.
The script marries action movie convention with an olde-worlde
setting, providing the titular heroes with an arsenal of pithy one-liners.
Ray, 43, said: "This stout is an olde-worlde
beer from the 1700s and 1800s.
location, a sort of North-West cross between York and Lichfield, was the setting for Cranford, Elizabeth Gaskell's recently TV-adapted novel.
Last week, a digital edition of the poem for the Apple iPad was launched by Touch Press, a publishing outfit founded by Max Whitby, Theodore Gray and Stephen Wolfram, in partnership with the olde-worlde
publisher Faber & Faber.
Plus many olde-worlde
shopping streets for you to wander through, soaking up the Christmas atmosphere.
While giant triPods (modelled on a certain personal music player) roam the countryside zapping every human in sight, Cindy embarks on a journey to find the dead boy's father (Bill Pullman), who presides over an olde-worlde
village, leading her to cross paths with sex-starved best pal Brenda (Regina Hall).