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Hatton Gallery drawing session 3

In this post, I go back to basics in an enjoyable free art class, to push myself into returning to drawing. I try drawing a couple of views in the North Pennines from photos I took years ago. Hatton Gallery

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Posted in fine art, galleries, painting drawing, photography

Land of the rising sun (colliery)

Ross Wigham reflects on the North East of England’s industrial past and its future whilst on a bicycle ride that takes him to Rising Sun Hill. Land of the rising sun (colliery) by Ross Wigham.

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Posted in cycling, cycling, mining, natural environment, parks, regeneration, working practices

A HardKnott Task

Rachel Jane Snook has joined us in Week 5 with her first post for #WeeklyBlogClub about a challenging cycle ride (and there’s a lovely photo of a gorgeous bit of the North). A HardKnott Task by Rachel Jane Snook.

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Posted in cycling, setting goals, travel