Posts Tagged ‘Newcastle’

Whilst in the wilds of Northumberland I also got to spend a little time admiring one of my favourite buildings in Newcastle. Originally called Swan House*, it now rather sadly goes by the hideous name of 55 Degrees North. Built in the late 1960s and designed by Robert Matthew Johnson-Marshall & Partners¬†(that’s Robert Matthew of […]


After a day far from the madding crowd it seemed appropriate to reacquaint ourselves with concrete and car parks – both of which I’m rather fond of and both of which are freely available in the city of Newcastle. I wandered over to the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art initially and was disappointed by the […]


Looking Up

01Jan09

I always have a hundred and one resolutions set in my head at the start of the year and this year is no different. If nothing else though I will ensure that during 2009 I look up more often. Happy new year.