Tag Archives: Tyneside

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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Old Father Thames

My ramblings find me at Thameside youth hostel which is situated in Rothehithe, the site of the old Surrey Docks. I took the opportunity to walk along the Thames footpath from Rothehithe to Tower Bridge on the south side of … 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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