Saturday, February 03, 2007
In Memorium: Tim Sebastion
CJ Stone’s Britain
Guardian Weekend Travel
20th September 1997
“Every city should have a Kaiser Bill to keep the dope-smokers off the streets. The other drug on offer is scrumpy”
There’s probably not a lot I can tell you about Bath that you don’t already know. There are dozens of books on the city, and it’s one of the most visited tourist attractions in the country.
Deservedly so. It’s an elegant, ornate, civilised city, well planned, well proportioned, well built, a perfect example of the art of 18th century architectural design. Bath is a city built for people to live in, the way cities ought to be, full of trees and surrounded by wooded hills.
What makes my take on the city somewhat different is the fact that I’m being shown round it by an Archdruid....