Wharton Park, Durham Saturday 26 January 2008
A closer look at the cathedral
The viewing platform overlooking the railway station and most of the city
The Headland, Hartlepool Saturday 12 January 2008, about
Thou shalt have a fishy....
The port entrance
New Year's Eve 2007 (and new camera - Panasonic FZ50)
by the right.......
and a cropped image of the second from top left bird, not sure why it's
Last week, one of what seems like dozens of blackbirds that now frequent
my garden waiting for food, on the first day this year to have the lightest
of snow coverings (for the Peterlee area that is).
Sunday 30 September 2007
The 27th Great North Run
and a few of the masses!
The Red Arrows putting on a display above the finish
Saturday 29 September 2007
Making waves at the Headland in Hartlepool
... with commanding sea views
Tuesday 25 September 2007
The marina at Sunderland
One of the day's catch being filleted!
Cormorant sculpted from stainless steel
The bandstand in Roker Park
The waterfalls off the path leading down to the coast
The "parky's house" now an office
One of the two miniature steam railway tracks in the park
Not a lot of colour around this time of year
Sunday 16 September 2007
The Ged Traynor Memorial Walk - Castle Eden Dene Lodge to the coast, south to
Crimdon dene and returning to the Dene Lodge via the Haswell to Hart Walkway
(around 12 miles). Ged was an employee of Easington District Council and
one of those killed in the Southall rail crash in September 1997 while on
council business. Family and friends have taken part in a memorial walk
each year since then. Way markers cast in bronze mark out the first
"contemplative" mile of the walk through Castle Eden Dene.
Castle Eden dene mouth
The view north past Horden and Easington beaches with Beacon Hill to the
right of the photograph
St James Church, Castle Eden
Monday 9 July 2007
High tide and flat calm at Teesbay
Sunday 17 June 2007
Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge - 3...2...1 bungeeeeeee!
Butterflies and flowers at South Gare
Saturday 2 June 2007
Singing his heart out in a conifer in my garden. If it is his partner
she seems unimpressed.
and a bit of courtship between these two
Saturday 26 May 2007 at the Headland in Hartlepool, cool and very
Two lads doing some wave dodging (unsuccessfully on a couple of
Rust in peace!
Saturday 7 April 2007, unusually good weather for a bank holiday
weekend! Seaton Carew and Teesbay
The North Gare locals have spotted some competition!
and here they are
some are faster...
Cooling off time (the coal staithes in the background where coal is unloaded
for the nearby steel works)
If you've never visited Teesbay...
...and you like beaches
Sunday 1 April 2007, Derwent Reservoir
All the fours...
Before I disturbed them with the camera.... awwww
A clear day but still quite cool
and still clear skies as the sun started to set
Peace and quiet
Friday 9 March 2007, Dawdon Blast Beach, near
Decades of colliery shale and spoil steadily being eroded away
Looking north through one of the caves
Looking south towards the Hawthorn stretch of the coast
New houses and apartments on the site of the former Seaham Police Station
which has also been converted to housing
Saturday 3 February 2007, a crisp clear sunny winter's
A walk from Hartlepool Marina to Seal Sands
Digging for fish bait in the harbour
The Yacht Club
Heading south to Seaton Carew
Full steam ahead at Corus Steelworks across the River Tees viewed from
Teesbay near the Seaton Carew golf course
The Acergy Falcon pipelaying ship leaving the Tees
Some locals enjoying a paddle near the power station
From Teesbay looking west
The "ghost ships" still moored awaiting their fate
The transporter bridge around 5pm
Saturday 27 January 2007, sunny and breezy down at the Headland
From the pier looking towards Teesside
The tide was just starting to go out but still some spectacular waves
A beach-level view
The information plaque for the cannon above
and the now restored plaque seen in an earlier photograph
The infamous Hartlepool monkey more
Sunday 7 January 2007, overcast and changeable at Seaton
Sea coalers with plenty of spoils today!
Saturday 25 November 2006 in Durham
Durham Cathedral seen from Wharton Park, the roof of the railway station in
From the bottom of the path leading up to the park
In the grounds of the DLI Museum and Art Gallery
The DLI Museum near Durham County Hall
A pic from my visit to the Lakes the other week, near the Sun Inn in
Coniston - what a poser!
Sunday 12 November 2006 at the Headland, Hartlepool
just after the remembrance service had ended
and on the wall of the cenotaph park. Lest we forget!
a plaque next to the Heugh Gun Battery commemorating the bombardment of the
Headland by the German Navy in 1914
Quite rough seas today, although not as rough as the picture suggests!
Looking back to the Headland from the pier
By mid afternoon the wind had died away and the marina was flat calm
A ride across to Coniston in the lake district - Wednesday 1 November
2006, a crisp clear day (apologies to lakelandcam.com lovers for my
lack of local knowledge, all I know is that the whole area is spectacular and
the colours at this time of year especially are superb!)
Looking down on Coniston village
A view of the lake taken from near Brantwood House
Whitby, Sunday 29 October 2006
Captain Cook memorial service taking place
The Whitby Pilot's boat and a view towards the abbey
The Bark Endeavour bringing some visitors back from a short trip out to
Some late late season donkey rides going on
A night shot before travelling back home
Saltburn in Cleveland Sunday 22 October 2006
Looking down from the funicular railway paybooth
Plenty surfers out today
making it look easy...
The hairpin bends winding down to the beach
Autumn colours appearing in Ward Jackson Park in Hartlepool
Saturday 21 October 2006
The fountain out of action until next spring presumably
and the clock tower at the main entrance
Hartlepool Marina on a sunny Saturday morning 14 October 2006
Near the fish quay on the River Wear at Sunderland, with the Wearmouth Bridge
in the background
One of the boats being lifted out for maintenance
Great North Run, Sunday 1 October 2006 - approaching the sea
front near Marsden about 1 mile to go!
Determined to finish
The Marsden Grotto Pub set back into the cliff and reached by lift from the
car park above
Slightly blurred shot of the Red Arrows doing a display as the race
The Souter Lighthouse and (large) fog horn
Down at North Gare near Seaton Carew
Sunrise at Crimdon
Penshaw Monument just off the A19 near Sunderland
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