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A Writing Challenge: the thinking behind 'A Place That Was Ours'.

In the Wear Valley of County Durham, there is a town called Bishop Auckland, and Bishop Auckland has a bridge.   A one-time viaduct, it bore the weight of rail traffic emanating from the coal and ore producing mines of the upper valley.  800 more words

Mathew Street, Liverpool - a photoblog.

Imagine my excitement a lifelong Beatle fan staying in Liverpool  at a hotel called Hard Day’s Night only to find it’s on the junction of North John Street and Mathew Street. 77 more words

The Great British Countryside | Glamping

A few weeks ago, I took a short two night trip to Lady Heyes Park; a camping centre based in the very heart of Cheshire. But we left the tent pegs at home, and ‘glamped’ instead! 260 more words

A mish-mash from Blyth

A recent trip to the coastal town of Blyth in Northumberland resulted in this mish-mash of large format black and whites, and 35mm colour images. 211 more words


A Night for Making Mischief

If you live in the north of England, there is a chance that as well as watching some fireworks tonight, you may be up to no good! 292 more words


Back to the Engine Shed

I shared an image from Tanfield Railway recently taken with the Intrepid 4×5 camera and returned again a few weeks later to get some more practice in, this time with… 125 more words