County Durham

Road and Car Park At Night

Walking the streets at night

I love walking at night in urban environments. The streets are completely different when the light fades and the darkness ...
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Sunset and Trees

A trip out spotting

I have been out and about this evening in the car. I wanted to find new places where I can ...
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Walking in the Trees

Walking in the sun

Lacey Raper Today has been one of those unexpectedly good days. It was not planned or scripted. It just kind ...
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Frozen Stream

Another weather flap

Since the weekend, the mainstream media has been in a flap about the weather. They even christened the cold front ...
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Tankers waiting to enter Teesport

Field Notes #2 – County Durham Coast

Date:  1st September 2017 Start Time:  20:00 End Time:  22:00 Location:  South of Hartlepool Weather:  Dusk Visibility:  Good Cloud Cover: ...
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Red light in sky with a streetlight in the foreground

I saw a UFO last night

I went out for a walk last night and as soon as I stepped out onto the street, I saw ...
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Killhope Wheel in Winter 2010

Killhope – Lead Mining in Weardale

High up in Weardale, County Durham you will find Killhope Lead Mining Museum. The Durham Mining Museum website tells us ...
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Hand and Knife Silhouette

The Gateshead Ripper?

Most people will have heard of "Jack the Ripper", the person responsible for the gruesome murders in Whitechapel, London, during ...
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Auckland Castle from The Tribune at Kynren

Kynren 2017 – One show you don’t want to miss

Kynren 2017 60s Trailer from Eleven Arches on Vimeo. Yesterday, I went to see a performance of a show that ...
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Bus and Tram in the town at Beamish Museum

Beamish Museum – The jewel in County Durham’s cultural crown

The town in Beamish Museum sees a lot of traffic of buses and trams every single day. I took this ...
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