Saturday, 29 January 2011

a groyne at Blyth

a groyne is a protective structure of  wood,  stone or concrete which  extends from the shore  to prevent or reduce beach erosion. This section shown is from a groyne on Blyth beach  in Northumberland

Friday, 21 January 2011


 anti-tank blocks dating from World War II on Alnmouth beach in Northumberland

Thursday, 20 January 2011

The King's Arms

The Kings Arms is  the oldest pub in the village of Seaton Sluice on the Northumberland coast.  It was constructed in the mid-eighteenth century as the overseer’s house and later became a pub.

Wednesday, 19 January 2011

Blyth Cemetery

 29,994 sailors of the British Merchant Navy ( non-combatants) died during World War II. Blyth Cemetery in Northumberland contains the graves of   4  unidentified seamen of the Merchant Navy.

Monday, 17 January 2011

car park

Hoults Yard is situated two miles east of  Newcastle  City Centre; it  was  built in 1878  for   Maling Pottery . It is now home to a number of local entrepreneurs   in PR, design, digital, marketing, manufacturing, audio visual, conference production and general business.