North East Tour 19 Pt-7 Homeward Bound.

Pt-7 This is my final blog from my Northeast tour 19, and a good trip was had by all. Early doors was the name of the game with pack up and out of the digs by 10-00am, with one more last look at the sea front before making the long drive home, then a thought of a… Read More »

North East Tour 19 Pt-6 Blyth.

Pt-6 This is my final full day in the north east, stayed local and visited Blyth. Blyth is a town and civil parish in southeast Northumberland, it lies on the coast, to the south of the river Blyth and is about 12 miles northeast of Newcastle Upon Tyne. Up early for the short journey along… Read More »

North East Tour Pt-5 St Mary’s Lighthouse.

Pt-5 In this blog I take a look at the lighthouse at St Mary’s Island. St Mary’s Island is a small sandstone island near the seaside resort of Whitley Bay, Northumberland, England. The island itself was originally called Bates Island, Hartley Bates or Bates Hill as it was originally owned by the Bates family. The… Read More »

North East Tour Pt-4 Newcastle.

Pt-4 Were off to Newcastle City Centre for another exiting day in the land of wi-i man, alright pet and ok bonny lad. Newcastle Upon Tyne, commonly know as Newcastle is a city in Tyne and Wear ,north east England and is the most populous city in the north east and forms the core or the… Read More »

North East Tour Pt-3 Misty Whitley Bay.

Pt 3  After leaving Durham it was the short journey to our temporary home base for the rest of our tour, Whitley Bay. Whitley Bay is a seaside town on the north east coast of England. Historically in Northumberland, 8 miles west of Newcastle Upon Tyne, it is administered as part of North Tyneside in Tyne… Read More »

North East Tour 19 Pt-2,Durham.

Pt 2 of my tour takes us to The County of Durham, or locally known as the County of the Prince Bishops. So it was up early to have a tasty breakfast, pack our bags and check out of our B&B accommodation and make tracks to our next destination, which happens to be a 30… Read More »

North East Tour19 Pt-1,Hexham.

As part of my tour of the North East I am doing a series of blogs of my experience’s. The excuse for the visit was an invitation to a friends wedding at the Derwent Manor nr Consett, a great time was had by all. After booking into B&B at a remote place from back and beyond, a nice… Read More »

Monochromatic Horsey.

A day trip to Norfolk was on the cards recently with my friend and her grandchildren to take in a brisk easterly wind, autumn is truly on its way. The object of the visit was to catch up with a few friends and to treat my friends grandchildren on a day out on the beach.… Read More »

Cobra Warrior 19.

A recent trip to RAF Waddington, Lincs, for Exercise Cobra Warrior 19  was on the cards for a 3 day visit. Exercise Cobra Warrior is taking place at RAF Waddington Lincs, between Monday 2nd September to Friday 20th September  with aircraft from the German Air force, Italian Air force & Israeli Air Force all taking part in… Read More »

Vintage Shuttleworth 1-9-19.

Its the first Sunday of the month, so a trip to the nearby Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden, for their Vintage show 2019. Arrived shortly after 09-00hrs to be greeted with a  small friendly body of people waiting to get in, mind you they have got the traffic problems sorted out  for those of us that… Read More »