Puffing Billy Cottage

25 Blayney Row, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, NE15 8QD, United Kingdom | Ranch
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Travel Blogs from Newcastle upon Tyne

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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... to Durham in time for my Monday morning class, and dad went to Reading for one final day of his computer course. On Monday evening he took the train to Durham, and James was kind enough to volunteer to drive me to the train station to pick him up.

That evening I got to introduce my dad to many of my friends at College. We went to Grey Bar to give him a taste of the Durham collegiate bar scene, and everyone got acquainted. It was a special treat to be able to ...

Awesome Steam Trains

A travel blog entry by soniasjourneys

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... the Woodcock, and traveled from London to Edinburgh. It was withdrawn to be sold as scrap and was saved and preserved by the Canadian Railroad Historical Association.

Sir Nigel Gresley was the chief engineer for the London Northeastern Railway when he designed the A-4 class locomotives. He also designed the A-1 class which included the Flying Scotsman, the first passenger train to travel more than 100 miles an hour.

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Aggressive Negotiations

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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"Anakin: You call this a diplomatic solution?
Padmé: No, I call it aggressive negotiations" - Star Wars Episode II

Conflict is an inevitable part of existing on this planet. All species have conflicts of some sort, whether it be two wolves fighting over a fallen deer, or a group of chimpanzees competing for the fittest mate. It is how we manage conflict that defines us as a species, and as individuals. The history books are littered with poor examples of how to deal with ...

Cultural Exchange

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... I learn about the various cultures of the United Kingdom and its surroundings, while simultaneously sharing parts of my culture (or should I say cultures) with the people I meet.

This theme is particularly salient considering the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games kicked off on Friday. The Olympics are an excellent example of nations coming together in sport to share elements of their culture, and one has only to look at the opening ceremonies to see this in action.
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This ranch, located on 25 Blayney Row, Newcastle upon Tyne, is near The Sage Gateshead, Cherryburn, The Black Gate, and Path Head Water Mill.
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