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York

The York trip was one of those brilliant ideas Ma and I have sometimes. She was driving to Scotland for a holiday and said that she was thinking of breaking the journey and from there a plan evolved. I’d come … Continue reading

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Notes from a Holiday

So far we have walked on the beach, bought books (although I traded in some books so I didn’t technically buy books) and generally taken life slowly with some napping on the sofa. Today we are headed into Newcastle and … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Amble

Happy Monday! I’m completely in holiday mode. We’ve had fish and chips, walked by the sea, eaten ice cream at Spurelli’s and today we’re going into Alnwick, so I get to go to Barter Books. Life is very good!There is … Continue reading

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Life Happened: Staycation

I had a brilliant week away and rather than bore you with the details, here are some photos to sum it up. Birthday card from MaPortrait by Ms T (I’m worried about those ears!)Two of the three Dempsey boys The Hive … Continue reading

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We are headed North…

I’m going to spend most of the day in the car, going to Amble. This makes me more happy than a happy thing.

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Holiday Plans

On Saturday, Ma and I are heading up to Amble for the week. I love Amble and last year when we didn’t go felt like a loss. For someone who until 6 or so years ago did not do holidays, … Continue reading

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Daniel Buren at The Baltic

More holiday photos. Everytime I go to Newcastle, I end up at the Baltic. There’s always something interesting on and it’s just the right size, big enough to have something I want to see and small enough that I don’t … Continue reading

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Warkwork Castle

I know it’s been over a month since I was in Northumberland, but I’ve just started to work through the photos! Warkworth is one of my favourite castles and a 40 ish minute walk from where we stay in Amble. It’s … Continue reading

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Belsay revisited

Holiday was ages ago but here are the pictures from Belsay..      

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Homeward bound

Today we leave Northumberland and travel all the way down the country and back to London. One of the things that we say a lot is that we’d spend more time up here if it was nearer! I’m beginning to … Continue reading

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