Tag Archives: Geordie

The fog on the Tyne was all mine…

Yes it was, once upon a time. And suddenly I am sixty years old… This is a shocking revelation for someone who still sees themselves as thirty-four and yet there is no way to sugarcoat it. I have pulled together … Continue reading

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Like a Russian Doll…

Most of you will know the concept of the Russian doll, that when opened, reveals further incarnations of itself… Well this is what I have found with the whole gearbox saga, and this morning one of ol’ Adolf’s engineers revealed … Continue reading

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Icicles from Amsterdam!

I wish it could be tulips… but we’ve still got a few more months to endure before then! I knew that my return to ‘Free’ would be a harsh re-awakening, and sure enough, there were icicles inside. At least I … Continue reading

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A Geordie sailing bum’s day in the Toon…

So… It all starts in the morning by taking the free ferry across from Ijplein in Noord Amsterdam with all the other Amsterdammers. I wish the Tyne was as busy or vibrant as the Dam. I remember as a child … Continue reading

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