Angel of The North
We travel to Gateshead to begin our holiday in the North East.
There was a really good show of the work of Edward and Nancy Kienholz but photography was not allowed.
With the ferry not due to leave we have time to explore Tynemouth and the surrounding area.
Princess of Scandinavia
Its a 24 hour sailing. The weather is good and the sea calm.
The fountain in front of the Konstmuseet.
Bikes %26 Granite
We are camped a little way outside Gothenburg on the coast at Askim.
A long walk along the beach to a very quiet bar playing sweet soul music.
Nimis is a 'living' sculpture built illegally by Lars Vilks (Professor of Art at Oslo University).
.....and people have said that I use too much mortar !
The Vasa sunk in Stockholm harbour on her maiden voyage in 1628. She was perfectly preserved for 300 years, and salvaged in 1961.
Sweden has big clouds, wide skies and beautiful sunsets.
Boats, water, islands, cobbles, bicycles and beautiful buildings.
On the Island of Torso we try to replay the Cape Cod photograph.
Back in Gothenburg we pass through the Nordstan shopping mall.
The princess of Scandinavia passes under the road bridge as we leave Sweden.
This is the view you get from the Killington Lake motorway service station.
On the Phone
Jude has downloaded her films from Sweden. I have borrowed this one.
Clear Up Time
Air the tent, wash the groundsheet and put endless washing through the machine.
A Local Walk
We decided not to take the car today - Beautiful weather, wonderful landscape and a great pub lunch - just walk out your door. Thanks Dave!
Packaging gone bananas. Morrisons opens in Street. Staff employed to turn cans so that the labels face the right way.
Sam %26 Dave
Dave cooks up two curries after a full day at the office - what a star!
It is the Sunday of a bank holiday weekend and there is not a cloud in the sky. (England also beat the Aussies at Trent Bridge)
Bank Holiday Monday
Back to work in our new building with its exposed ducting, piping and wiring and those beautiful Retro light fittings.
With a touch of Photoshop
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