Tag Archive: bridges

The Tees Transporter Second Edition Available for Order

Postcards from Richmond Lock

New Book On The Tees Transporter: Ready for Pre-Order

My new book about the Tees Transporter Bridge is due for release on Monday 23rd June 2014. It is a collection of stories, musings and memories from both myself and people who live… Continue reading

The Tees Transporter Bridge: Book Cover Unveiled

This is the front cover for my first book about bridges. The ridiculously talented Paul Newboult is responsible for the illustration and the design which blends the bridge’s iconic, modernist design with the… Continue reading

80 Years of the Tees Newport Bridge in Photos

It’s not a very big secret that I’m a bit of a fan of bridges, especially of those perched on the river Tees. Usually I can be found writing odes to, and books… Continue reading

The Millennium Bridge, Gateshead.

When up in Newcastle for a wedding a couple of weeks ago, we stayed pretty much next door to the Gateshead Millennium Bridge on the Gateshead side of the Tyne. It’s the world’s… Continue reading

Postcards from TS1

Today I went on a psychogeographical wander around Middlesbrough for a chapter in a book I’m working on. I’m not ready to release details yet but towards the end of the year all… Continue reading

The Tees Transporter in Poetry

In case you haven’t noticed, I have a somewhat curious obsession with bridges, particularly bridges on the Tees. After writing an article about a trip up one of the best-known bridges of the… Continue reading

Barnes Bridge

As it was my birthday last Sunday I could legitimately drag Manfriend out to a bridge to take photographs, I pitched the excursion as a ‘special treat’. Not wanting to go too far… Continue reading

Ruswarp to Whitby, Bridges on the Esk

Yesterday I walked from Ruswarp to Whitby in order to photograph the various viaducts and bridges in between, obviously when I got to the coast my treat was the usual sausage, chips and… Continue reading