Archive for July, 2006

Autographed Pictures.

July 31, 2006  |  Newcastle upon Tyne  |  5 Comments

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After 17 years as a record/cd sales rep ,today is my last day. To celebrate I have pulled an archive shot of one of the stores I used to go in(anybody remember the Oasis guitar?)
Which one would you want? The Darkness? Ozzy? REM? or possibly Robbie Williams?

Tomorrow(theme day), I start a new job as a taxi driver.(Im either going to love it or hate it!!)

South Shields Ferry.

July 30, 2006  |  Newcastle upon Tyne  |  4 Comments

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This was taken from the North Shields side.I really like the mural on the far right of the shot.

Get Stuffed!

July 29, 2006  |  Newcastle upon Tyne  |  7 Comments

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Burgers,Kebabs,chips(fries) lots of salt,sauces and anything else thats really bad for you(but they do have vegatarian!)….what else you supposed to eat after a big night on the drink?!!  This place(and many like it) does lots of business after the pubs and clubs chuck out.


July 28, 2006  |  Newcastle upon Tyne  |  8 Comments

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I had never seen this view of the Tyne until a few days ago and when I drove past I had to stop and take a photo. First time I have been able to show both banks of the Tyne. Gateshead is on the left, Newcastle on the right.

Early Morning Artist.

July 27, 2006  |  Newcastle upon Tyne  |  13 Comments


Just settling outside my favorite coffee shop before work I spotted this guy getting ready to do some drawing.I took the picture before he started as it was starting to get busy, and I didnt want anyone else in the shot.

Tourist Information(back of store)

July 26, 2006  |  Newcastle upon Tyne  |  1 Comment

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The other side of yesterdays photo shows what used to be here many ,many years ago. Some of you may recognise we are back in central arcade.

Tourist Information.

July 25, 2006  |  Newcastle upon Tyne  |  3 Comments

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The first port of call when you get here? There is certainly plenty to do and see if you want to get the help,but I think its nicer to find your own way around.

Emerson Chambers.

July 24, 2006  |  Newcastle upon Tyne  |  5 Comments

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The building reflected in yesterdays post. Emerson chambers was built in 1821 and is now the site of Waterstones bookstore.


July 23, 2006  |  Newcastle upon Tyne  |  5 Comments

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The mirrored wall above ther new chemist that has just opened.This building is part of the Eldon Square shopping centre that opened in 1976. Opposite you can see Fenwicks department store and part of the beautiful Waterstones bookstore building.

North Shields Street art.2.

July 22, 2006  |  Newcastle upon Tyne  |  4 Comments

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Another unusual piece.I think that this was actually a tree that that they have left were it was growing and sculptured it to make art. There are 2 or 3 other on the next streets.