Tag Archive: bridges

Bridges on the Tees, a Photoblog

Today I walked along the Tees river and photographed all of the bridges from Yarm northward. I ended up walking around sixteen miles in total, so my ankles are sore but I feel… Continue reading

Bridges of the Tees

  Today I walked the river Tees, visiting all of the bridges between Yarm and Middlesbrough. I tweeted these updates as I travelled so you can follow my journey.

My Time on the Tyne in Photos

Yesterday, as anyone who follows me on Twitter will be aware, I went out to Newcastle for the day. I have photographed the Tyne before but with its many bridges and striking architecture… Continue reading

The Tees Transporter Bridge: The Blue Diamond of Ironopolis

Although I was brought up in North Yorkshire I had almost finished my less-than-sober stint at the University of Teesside before first venturing ‘over the border’. My Grandad had always warned me not… Continue reading

The Girl on the Bridge: Lendal Bridge, York

Thomas Page designed this bridge. He was a 19th century civil engineer with a penchant for Gothic architecture and in addition to designing the Lendal and Skeldergate bridges of York he also worked… Continue reading

The Girl on the Bridge: Millennium Bridge, London

The Millennium Bridge in London is a striking representation of the barest bones of architecture: a steel skeletal suspension forging a connection not just between north and south London but between the progressive… Continue reading

This is my Teesside: ‘5 Reasons to Up The Boro!’

The majority of people I know view the smoky haze of Middlesbrough with deep disdain. Probably because these days the majority of people I meet are Southerners. They diss Middlesbrough based on whatever… Continue reading

My Adventures in China Town, NY

Whilst browsing fake Rolexes and Mucci (mock-Gucci) sunglasses on a Manhattan market stall I came across two baby turtles. They were being held captive in a very small, plastic box that had only… Continue reading

Paris Je T’aime: My day and night in the city of lights

My alarm sounded at 4:15am. The alarm on my phone plays a very bizarre, somewhat discordant song that sounds as though it was once the theme tune to a tragic 1980’s game show… Continue reading