Tag Archives: Whitby

Feeling cold, thinking warm…

Saturday, February 4th. 2012 Today we were supposed to meet friends for a visit to Whitechapel Gallery but they cancelled at the last minute because of the cold. This left us in  quandary: what should we do instead? Brixham Harbour … Continue reading

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Newcastle 2010 – Day 4

It is another warm but cloudy day with occasional sunshine. We breakfasted, as yesterday, in a cafe bar called Bristot. Then we made our way in leisurely fashion towards the station, visiting the magnificent Central Arcade on the way. The … Continue reading

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Byegone Whitby

When we went to Whitby last July, we stayed in the Dolphin Hotel which is at one end of the famous swing bridge. You will find an account on our stay in Whitby 2009 and if you scroll down you … Continue reading

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Back home from Whitby

We returned home to Islington yesterday (Saturday) after an easy, if rather long, train journey. As I have said before, I love going away and I also love coming home again. For one thing, the bed in the hotel was … Continue reading

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Whitby 2009 – 8

The sky is overcast again today and the pavements are wet but it is not raining at the moment. The gulls are already calling back and forth. There is still some wind but the river is calmer though it remains … Continue reading

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Whitby 2009 – 7

On the walkway I awoke to heavy rain. Even the cries of the gulls seemed muted and there was less activity from them. I heard a familiar squawk and saw L J perched on the walkway below. A few seconds later, … Continue reading

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Whitby 2009 – 6

The Singing Kettle We tried the Singing Kettle for breakfast today as it was on the way to the bus station. It’s in a secluded spot and you would miss it but for the A-boards at either end of the … Continue reading

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