Grove House

Hamsterley Forest, Hamsterley, Durham, England, DL13 3NL, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Hamsterley

Of Tyrants and Travel Plans

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... Grey College's student led seminar series. I got to see some excellent presentations on Genetic Engineering, the history of Chinese Dragons and the Politics of the Sochi Olympics. The presentation on the Sochi Olympics was especially controversial, as the presenter attempted to portray the Russian perspective on the Olympics and the Ukrainian crisis, which certainly sparked heated discussion.

Last week our Social Secretary Katy organized an awesome ...

Dad in Dunelm

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... The patron saint of Northern England, St. Cuthburt is a big deal in the Anglican Church. He lived in the 7th century AD, and was famous for healing, helping the poor and spreading Christianity in the the North.

I also showed off to dad the Cloisters of the Cathedral, famous for their appearance in the Harry Potter films. All too soon it was time for dad to head home to Ottawa, via London. But not before a quick stop at Durham's best doughnut shop - Krispy Kreme.
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Ambivalence, Anxiety & Uncertainty....

A travel blog entry by craigos20

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... how life can change in the blink of an eye, and emphasises even further that you never know what's around the corner, and why it's so important to make the most out of the very short & unpredictable time we have. Albeit Macey was 'just a dog', but regardless of how she existed on this planet she certainly brought a lot of happy memories, and was a key part to many peoples lives. I will certainly miss her. On another less traumatic note I'm quite undecided as to when I ...

Awesome Steam Trains

A travel blog entry by soniasjourneys

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... time in 2012. It traveled to Halifax, Nova Scotia, arriving October 3, 2012 and was shipped to Liverpool docks and then to Shildon via York to receive some cosmetic restorations.

The Dominion of Canada is now owned by Exporail, the Canadian Railway Museum, St. Constant Delson near Montreal, Quebec, arriving in April 1967. It traveled there on the Pacific Steamship lines. This locomotive was built in 1937, ...

Aggressive Negotiations

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... or Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) negotiating the creation of a new UN disaster relief department in the 1970's. I got to play the diplomat from the USSR, which as any of you who know me well will know I enjoyed profoundly. We were instructed to stay in character for pretty much the whole day, meaning that even our tea and lunch breaks were spent wheeling and dealing with our fellow "diplomats". Alliances were formed, and broken. Plots were hatched and betrayals planned. Deals ...

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