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

February 12, 2012


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


“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 […]