Back from the North
After a nice Christmas break back in my home town of Newcastle I’m now back to Cardiff. The weather was a bit of a contrast after last year’s snow and ice, as it was unusually mild in the North East this year although a bit dark and blustery. I travelled there and back by train too, without any significant hitches either way, arriving on time on both journeys. It was a very restful holiday for me – which is just what I needed, if truth be told.
On boxing day we took a drive through the beautiful countryside of Northumberland where, as usual the winter weather produced some dramatic lighting effects. Although I only had my Blackberry with me I managed to get a snap of Warkworth Castle, which came out quite well, the castle looking brooding against the setting sun:
The portents turned out to be inaccurate, however, as Newcastle United managed to win their Boxing Day fixture, away against Bolton Wanderers, a team from the Midlands.
Anyway, I hope you all had as pleasant a festive period as I did. Now it’s all about preparing for the new year and new teaching term, and of course blogging will resume!Follow @telescoper