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The Seals and Cliffs of the Isle of May

Finally, all snug in our drysuits and on our way to the Isle of May with only minimal splashing.   The five mile ride to the island was freezing cold but smooth, and so fun. It wasn’t long before the little smudge on the horizon loomed just off the front of the boat, and we […]

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Tynemouth Lighthouse

  Built around 1903 at the end of the pier on the north side of the mouth of the Tyne River. The pier was begging to be walked, but was sadly locked tight behind it’s gate on the day we were there. I walk around in a world that makes me want to stop time […]

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Getting Around and Still Standing

  Once again we’ve had a busy month. In the last five weeks we’ve been to three countries, visited quite a lot of family members, moved to a new apartment, made some new friends, explored our new town, and Brian has started a new job. Phew. My “From Where I Stand” photo project is still […]

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The Rocks of St. Mary’s Island

This is why we like to explore outside of the tours, leave the path and find out what’s on the other side.   The lighthouse was beautiful, and while the visitor’s center and the climb to the top are worth doing, the real treat was outside.   Outside is where you find the life.   […]

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Climbing the Lighthouse in Whitley Bay

Now that our time in Scotland is done, and our short trip to Amsterdam is over, we’ll be spending the next several months in the north east of England. It’s a place that neither Brian nor I have spent much time, only a few holiday trips over the years. Now that we have a few […]

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