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May the Force Be With You! – Trip to Newcastle Cathedral (Part 3)

February 12, 2012

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Dedicated to St Nicholas, the patron saint of mariners, the unusual fourteenth century lantern roof of Newcastle Cathedral long served as a beacon to aid navigation into the port – the church was used as a lighthouse until the eighteenth century. The lantern lights returned just a few months before our visit, thanks to a generous […]

Ooh la la lass! – Trip to Newcastle Cathedral (Part 2)

February 12, 2012

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“MORE SLEAZE!” he cried. Our warm up consisted of shrugging our shoulders while turning down the corners of our mouths, pursing our lips to accommodate a pretend cigarette holder, blowing smoke rings from an imaginary Gaulois and waving our hands as if to fluff up a poodle; all of which very much served to get […]