Dr Christopher Donaldson is a Research Associate in the Department of History at Lancaster. His research primarily focuses on the literature and culture of British and European 18th and 19th centuries, with emphasis on phenomena such as literary tourism and the creation of literary heritage sites.
  • Over sands - Waugh

    ‘Over sands to the Lakes’

    When travelling north from Lancaster station, I always try to sit on the left side of the train. I don’t do this out of superstition, but because the left, or west-facing, side of the train affords the best view of two sites I’m always pleased to see.