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The 8th May 1945 was V.E. Day or Victory in Europe Day over the Axis Powers of Germany and Italy and for much of the world, an end to WW2. Many Western European nations have an annual WW2 national holiday … Continue reading
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I’ve had a busy old week and been unwell for longer so was unable to write at all so I hope this collection of photos which I took on Thursday. It was a very windy day and the temperature was … Continue reading
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Fournier Street was named after George Fournier. Once the most likely home of Jack The Ripper,for the many decades it has been the hope to the internationally renowned collaborative art duo of Gilbert and George.
I’ve written before about my Jack The Ripper Tours in Whitechapel, London and even posted a few photos too. Today I arrived there with an hour to spare so decided to have a little look around as I often do … Continue reading
Tagged Aldgate, Art, Banksy, Brick Lane, holiday, Jack The Ripper, London, Photography, Spitalfields, Street Art, Travel, Whitechapel, Ye Olde England Tours
Early on Tuesday morning I decided to take advantage of the dry weather and walk up a Fell (the local term for the high moors in this part of the world). I really really like the outdoors and the lack … Continue reading
Tagged Abandoned Mine, Alston, Cumbria, history, Life, Moors, outdoors, Photography, The Walking Dead, Travel, Ye Olde England Tours
For day two of our holiday we visited the lively little market town of Hexham, notable for amongst other things its magnificent Abbey Cathedral. People have worshipped on this site for nearly 1400 years. On top of the moors and … Continue reading
Tagged Corbridge, Cumbria, Hadrians Wall, Hexham, Hexham Abbey, history, holidays, Life, Northumberland, Photography, Roman Wall, Travel, Vacations, Ye Olde England Tours
I’m away on holiday for a few days and staying in an old farmhouse, 500 metres/ 1600 feet up in the northern Pennines, an official area of outstanding beauty towards the top of England near the border with Scotland. … Continue reading
Tagged Alston, Cumbria, England, holidays, Life, Moors, Northumberland, outdoors, Pennines, Travel, U.K., vacation, Ye Olde England Tours
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The 8th May 1945 was V.E. Day or Victory in Europe Day. As the U.K. is in the midst of remembering and celebrating perhaps the most momentous day in our history, I thought it would be interesting to post some old … Continue reading
Tagged Armistice, Churchill, history, Lest We Forget, Life, London, photos, The Blitz, VE Day, war, WW2