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The Victoria Tunnel, Newcastle.

I was born and bred just outside of Newcastle city centre. I have the Geordie accent, never lost even after years of living elsewhere. I have the renowned Geordie ability to venture out in freezing temperatures minus a coat. 767 more words


North East industrial prints

This time a drawing from a workbook that goes back to 1993. The original sketch, which was drawn from a vantage point above the North Shields Ferry landing shows the ferry heading back across the Tyne to to the South Shields Ferry landing. 116 more words

The postcard still life series 4

In the first post about this series of small still life paintings featuring at least one postcard from a friend, I explained why and how I started this series. 230 more words


Whitby Abbey

I need a holiday, a proper long holiday. One where I can explore somewhere like Whitby on the North East Coast of England. I like quirky, interesting places. 47 more words

The Alnwick Garden, Northumberland

These gardens are just GORGEOUS. On a sunny day, grab a picnic and head there to enjoy the stunning surroundings. Even better, if you picked up a copy of Gardner’s World back in May you can get in on the 2 for 1 offer. 352 more words

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