Cheviot Cottage

58 Main Street, Morpeth, Northumberland, England, TD15 2UA, United Kingdom | Ranch
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Travel Blogs from Morpeth

Of Tyrants and Travel Plans

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... week so far in 2014, and while the temperature is only about 12 degrees it feels much nicer out in the sunshine. Unfortunately, as this is one of the busiest times of the year to be a student, few of us will truly get to enjoy the sunshine.

The past two weeks have been filled with essays, readings, and seminars. I also got to go to a few really interesting presentations, which are certainly noteworthy. The first was last week and was the second ...

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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Awesome Steam Trains

A travel blog entry by soniasjourneys

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... Dominion of Canada, Union of South Africa, the Bittern, and the Sir Nigel Gresley

John and I arose early, took the bus from Guisborough to Middlesborough where we boarded a train to the small town of Shildon, a total trip of about 1 1/2 hours. The weather was cooperative, although shortly after we arrived, it started to rain. Fortunately, the sprinkles lasted only a few minutes and the rest of the day was ...

Aggressive Negotiations

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... me that fit has a different connotation here in England than it does back home. While we would say fit to mean: in good shape, here in England its used as a slang term for attractive. So instead of saying that a person is "hot", you can say that he/she is "fit". If you so desire you can stick "well" in front of it for added emphasis and say: "he/she is well-fit". This gives new meaning to the term: survival of the fittest.

Back to the main narrative! On Friday morning at ...

Cultural Exchange

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... Committee business. Tonight I kick off yet another 3-day intensive module, this time on Bargaining and Negotiation. It should be interesting and I'm looking forward to writing all about it next week.

A few fun announcements! As many of you have noticed there has been a definitive lack of travel in this travel blog for the past few months. Don't worry this is soon to be rectified as there is lots of fun stuff coming up. Next weekend I will be meeting my dad in London for ...

Location

This ranch, located on 58 Main Street, Morpeth, is near Tynemouth's Beaches, Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum, Segedunum, and Stephenson Railway Museum.
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