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Whitley Bay   10 comments

beach ok

Early yawns at St.Mary’s Lighthouse   4 comments

Eventhough we didn’t get to see the sunrise we hoped for it was worth setting the alarmclock for …
The lighthouse and adjacent keepers’ cottages were built in 1898 by the John Miller company of Tynemouth, using 645 blocks of stone and 750,000 bricks. It was built on the site of an 11th-century monastic chapel, whose monks maintained a lantern on the tower to warn passing ships of the danger of the rocks. The lamp was powered by paraffin, and was not electrified until 1977, St Mary’s was by then the last Trinity House lighthouse lit by oil
sunrise at st.mary

All the best for 2015   12 comments

I would like to wish everybody that has,
followed me, looked at my pictures,encouraged me to keep this blog going in one way or another a blessed and healthy 2015.
May it be a good one

brug ok 1

Which way is right, which way is wrong …   8 comments

Walking path of the High Level Bridge, which is a road and railway bridge spanning the River Tyne between Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead in North East England.
Designed by Robert Stephenson and built between 1847 and 1849, it is the first major example of a wrought iron tied arch or bow-string girder bridge.
Full images of the bridge itself will follow.
Walkinging path
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Souter Lighthouse – South Shields   27 comments

I stand alone
and watch the tide.
I weather storms
to be your guide.

I persevere
the salty spray,
and stay awake
both night and day.
Souter lighthouse  - South shields 1

The lighthouse is located on Lizard Point at Marsden, but takes its name from Souter Point, which is located a mile to the south. This was the intended site for the lighthouse, but it was felt that Lizard Point offered better visibility, as the cliffs there are higher, so the lighthouse was built there instead. The Souter Lighthouse name was retained in order to avoid confusion with the then recently built Lizard Lighthouse in Cornwall.
Designed by James Douglass and opened in 1871, the lighthouse was built due to the dangerous reefs directly under the water in the surrounding area. In one year alone – 1860 – there were 20 shipwrecks. This contributed to making this coastline the most dangerous in the country with an average of around 44 shipwrecks per every mile of coastline.
Souter Lighthouse was the first to use alternating electric current, the most advanced lighthouse technology of its day. Douglass also designed the fourth incarnation of the Eddystone Lighthouse off the coast of Plymouth.

Waiting for the right wave to come along……   8 comments

waiting for the right wave

Sunset from the Sage   5 comments

Sage Gateshead is a centre for musical education, performance and conferences, located in Gateshead on the south bank of the River Tyne, in the North East of England.

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Scott K Marshall Photography (@skm1963)

developing my photography in Moray & the Scottish Highlands

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God's Mercy is everywhere and infinite.

LMP Photography

STORIES THROUGH IMAGERY

VOICES OF A HIDDEN SELF

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Land of Size

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photography and travel stories

MY LID-LESS MIND

#AGrowingKing

My Photographic Musings

by Neil Williamson

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POINT BLANK

...come closer

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Where fingers tap dance...

stella-learns-to-live

Wie viel giftige Luft noch produziert werden und wie viele Tier- und Pflanzenarten müssen noch sterben, um zu erkennen, dass wir handeln müssen - Peter Sellars-

Waar mijn pen ligt, ben ik thuis

Wherever I lay my pen, that's my home

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