Leicester AR

What will Leicester be like After Richard? Kathryn, a resident, explains a bit about Leicester and how the discovery of Richard III has already affected the city and will in future:

Will Richard III change us?

<a href="http://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/portrait/mw05304/King-Richard-III">National Portrait Gallery</a>

King Richard III by Unknown artist.
National Portrait Gallery

It was a cold, dull and damp day in Leicester last Friday but I was determined it wouldn’t spoil the afternoon. A friend had come to stay for the weekend and I was going to show her around Leicester. I’ve never been hugely fond of the city, feeling a far greater affinity with the south of the country, but, on Friday, I saw it through someone else’s eyes for the first time and realised that it’s a far more interesting and friendly place than I ever gave it credit for.

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4 Comments

  1. I have a black and white photo of Leicester I got some time ago when I first discovered Richard (not the Third)–it’s from an older time, but thought then that I would love to see the town at some point. I’ve only been to England once for a few days, but I’ve always wanted to go back and do things I didn’t get to do the first time–and now seeing Leicester is definitely on my list.

  2. Thanks for linking to this! :)

  3. You’re welcome. :)

    Stephanie, Leicester is nice. The people are even more so. Definitely a place to go.

  4. Thanks, this doesn’t surprise me at all. I only hope I get to find out for myself someday soon. I loved England when I was there, but my travelling companion and I wound up spending more time in France than we’d planned originally, so there wasn’t as much left for England.


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