Monday, May 26, 2008

the long and winding road.......

across the Northumberland Moors to:

......... Chew Green:

and to Southern pals suffering a wet Bank Holiday; the sun moved North:

Sunday, May 18, 2008

B-list quiff spotted on Grey Street

The newly refurbished Tyneside Film Theatre opened its' doors today after a major re-refurbishment. I feel it won't capture the magic of its' temporary home across the river in the old Town Hall in Gateshead, and parking will be a pain, but it's all very fancy indeed:

oh, and that quiff:

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Elvis spotted on Tyneside

Scientologists peddle their bizarre superstitions:


Bratwurst stall, Sunday market

oh, and not forgetting Elvis:

click photos to enlarge

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

A day on the Tyne

Metro bridge Lunchtime:

river mud, low tide, lunchtime:

reflection, Tynemouth, evening:
evening walk:

the City of Nordic enters the Tyne, evening:

Monday, May 05, 2008

Walker Evans, in Hexham

Walker Evans worked for the American government’s Farm Security Administration programme during the Great Depression of the 1930's, and took some memorable images of the era including this one above of a share-cropper. So it was an unexpected treat yesterday to find an exhibition of his work in the small but delightful Northumbrian town of Hexham yesterday.