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. ūüôā SO, Seaham. […]

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Cheeseburn Sculpture Park ~ June 2018~ part 2

Following on from part 1 HERE The gardens at Cheeseburn Grange are quite lovely and a perfect place for delicate glass sculptures Can’t remember who did that sorry!! Laura Johnston¬†¬†¬† thrilled us with these beautiful glassworks in the woods I loved how the colors reflected onto the woodland path   Simon Hitchins¬† ¬†¬† combined […]

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Alnwick Gardens ~ part 3 ~ flowers

Part 1 HERE. ¬† ¬†Part 2 HERE Of course, a garden isn’t really a garden without flowers. ¬†At the top of the central water¬†cascade is where they’re all at, in a walled-off¬†courtyard. ¬†Plenty of tulips in bloom in April of course, all gloriously coloured, such happy flowers to see after a long grey winter.   […]

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Fraggle report – Mere Knowles Cemetary – April 2018

There’s nothing better (in mine & Sophie’s opinions) than wandering around cemeteries reading and photographing old graves and monuments.¬† For us it is history with a personal view, the lives (and mostly deaths!) of real people and sometimes their families, chiselled into headstones.¬† Names, ages, dates and symbols to be pondered on, sometimes researched (googled […]

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