Aydon Castle- June 2018

Back in June I spotted a photo taken by local photographer Mike Ridgley of a field of poppies, and with a bit of sleuthing (i.e facebook stalking 🙂 ) I found the field was up near Aydon Castle, a place I had visited in the past, but wasn’t happy with the photo’s I took of […]

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Seaham ~ part 3 ~ St.Mary’s

The Church of St.Mary The Virgin, is on the list of the top 20 oldest churches in Britain.  It’s also the only surviving building of the original Saxon Village of Seaham Harbour. (now just Seaham). It was founded by King Æthelstan in 930AD and has 7th C late Anglo Saxon masonry and early Norman masonry […]

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Seaham ~ May 2018 ~ part 2

Part 1 HERE Let’s have a wander around the harbour and beach first. There was a boat removal going on while we were there     Everyone found it entertaining The beach was clean and not too packed,     Seaham’s Lighthouse was built in 1905 to mark the town’s north breakwater. The cylindrical metal […]

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Seaham ~ May 2018 – Part 1

Last time out we went to Cheeseburn Sculpture Park in June, I must have been excited to get it done as I completely missed out a couple of other outings that Sophie and I went on in May, so I’m going to be chronologically challenged. No matter, it’s all time travel anyway. 🙂 SO, Seaham. […]

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