Archive for November, 2006

Remember these??

November 30, 2006  |  Newcastle upon Tyne  |  3 Comments

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OK,hands up ,who had one of these? My first record player was almost identical to this(different colours) and I’m guessing there are quite a few of you looking at this and suddenly being reminded….?

This is on the wall in Alt-Vinyl.

Vinyl is alive and well…….

November 29, 2006  |  Newcastle upon Tyne  |  1 Comment

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……and been sold here!¬† There are still a few record stores selling lp’s but this store specialises¬† in 12 inch records(and 7inch!). You need anything on black shiny plastic? Send them an email and I’m sure they will get it to you (tell them I sent you!)

Vampire Rabbit.

November 28, 2006  |  Newcastle upon Tyne  |  10 Comments

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Now this is a real oddity! No one seems to have any info as to why this is atop a doorway leading into rented offices. Not too many people know of this as its tucked away behind a church in a seldom used back street.

The Drams.

November 27, 2006  |  Newcastle upon Tyne  |  3 Comments

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Monday is ‘people day’ here from now on,and that gives me an excuse to post another pic from another great gig at the Cluny. The Drams used to be 3/4 of another band that I really loved. This is Brent Best,the singer,guitarist,and songwriter.

Stairs-full view(repost)

November 26, 2006  |  Newcastle upon Tyne  |  3 Comments

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They lead out of town towards a car park.Just behind me is the ‘Blue Carpet’ from a previous post.

Stairs.(repost)

November 25, 2006  |  Newcastle upon Tyne  |  3 Comments

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I love this view of these stairs.They used to be just scruffy iron railings and now it is a piece of art in itself. Wider view tomorrow.

Green ‘Thing’

November 24, 2006  |  Newcastle upon Tyne  |  9 Comments

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My Friday post is always a bar,club or shop these days,and so this piece of art counts as its outside ‘The Gate’. The Gate has many bars,restaurants,a casino and a cinema. Im not sure if I like this or not?

Light Row.

November 23, 2006  |  Newcastle upon Tyne  |  5 Comments

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Again I like the way this compares to yesterdays shot.

Tree Row.

November 22, 2006  |  Newcastle upon Tyne  |  1 Comment

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This was taken in summer,but I like the comparison between this shot and the one for tomorrow.

Shy Swan.

November 21, 2006  |  Newcastle upon Tyne  |  8 Comments

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I was a little concerned about this bird as it didnt seem to be well. I got pretty close but it never moved.This picture was again taken by the Ouseburn where there are a few swans living.(ps-sorry I cut off its tail!)