My week as a tour guide
My weeks are often hectic, but this one has excelled itself- mostly in a good way. The Polish family from Norfolk are coming soon, so I’ll keep this brief.
If you’re ever in Durham, book the Castle tour- it really is fabulous!
Just one highlight- the carved pews in the Chapel
The University Library is having a makeover. These are the glass entry doors. Pass through to buy your tickets for the Castle tour. The Lindisfarne Gospels are coming soon- awesome!
Replica door knocker at the Cathedral- they won’t turn you away.
A rainy day on the Cathedral roof. Of course, we still went up there!
Newcastle Quayside, celebrating the Olympics
A view from my favourite “Eye” (Gateshead Millenium Bridge) across to the Sage Theatre
And of course, the Millenium Bridge from the Baltic Gallery viewing platform
Welcome to York- the Medieval gatehouse sits nonchalantly beside traffic lights.
The city walls are a great place to start
The gardens at the Treasurer’s House
We used to make brass rubbings here.
I could definitely use a seat in one of the numerous shops.
Or maybe Betty’s Tearooms would be a better choice? (just visible in the corner)
St. Mary’s unique church at Whitby
It was a pleasure talking to the church warden. So many tales to tell.
Whitby Abbey is incomparable
The setting is superb
And the craftsmanship- how did they achieve this?
I have really appreciated seeing my world through my niece’s eyes, and will miss her when she goes to Norfolk tomorrow. She has one further week in the UK before her return to Poland. We certainly packed a lot in. I haven’t included the local stuff, the 1st birthday party, or the one for my 96 year old aunt, Isa!
I’m sharing my world on the invitation of Cath of Show My Face, and am grateful for the opportunity to do so. If you have six words that would sum up your week, why not join in? Just follow the links or the header to do so. More 6WS’s on this pretty button.