Tag Archives: Newcastle

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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My friend and the cruel sea…

One of the reasons I came to Liverpool was to visit the Maritime Museum. As you know, I love ships and come from a sea faring family. I used to watch the ships coming in and out of the Tyne, … Continue reading

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Another place, another Youth Hostel.

Guess where I am? The picture obviously gives it away! Yes, Liverpool, the home of the Beatles, probably the most famous pop group of all time. A chilly wind blew in off the Irish Sea as I left the train … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, back at the ranch!

Today I have crossed the Mesata to the west of Burgos, which is exactly as its Spanish meaning implies: a table-like plateau. This lovely open landscape has a chilly breeze blowing across it, and Autumn is definitely evident now. This … Continue reading

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