Time Pieces History Project Item 40: Arbeia

First time on the blog or new to the Time Pieces History Project? Find out what it’s all about here, and then come back to this page for today’s item – Arbeia.  Arbeia – Introduction to Item 40  Arbeia sits in a residential area in South Shields, a coastal town a few miles from where…

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Time Pieces History Project Item 39: Durham Cathedral

First time on the blog or new to the Time Pieces History Project? Find out what it’s all about here, and then come back to this page for today’s item – Durham Cathedral.  Durham Cathedral – Introduction to Item 39  From a young age, my family and I would visit Durham to walk along the…

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Time Pieces History Project Item 38: Segedunum

First time on the blog or new to the Time Pieces History Project? Find out what it’s all about here, and then come back to this page for today’s item – Segedunum. Segedunum – Introduction to Item 38  The museum at Segedunum opened when I was 18, but I seem to have a memory of…

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Time Pieces History Project Item 37: Tynemouth Priory

First time on the blog or new to the Time Pieces History Project? Find out what it’s all about here, and then come back to this page for today’s item – Tynemouth Priory. Tynemouth Priory – Introduction to Item 37  Other than walking along the beach, Tynemouth was not somewhere we visited very often, although…

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Time Pieces History Project Item 36: Warkworth Castle

First time on the blog or new to the Time Pieces History Project? Find out what it’s all about here, and then come back to this page for today’s item – Warkworth Castle.  Warkworth Castle – Introduction to Item 36  Yet another place in Northumberland we visited regularly as children – scrambling up and down…

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Time Pieces History Project Item 35: St Mary’s Lighthouse

First time on the blog or new to the Time Pieces History Project? Find out what it’s all about here, and then come back to this page for today’s item – St Mary’s Lighthouse.  St Mary’s Lighthouse – Introduction to Item 35  One of the best things about living in the north east is that…

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Time Pieces History Project Item 34: Grey’s Monument

First time on the blog or new to the Time Pieces History Project? Find out what it’s all about here, and then come back to this page for today’s item – Grey’s Monument.  Grey’s Monument – Introduction to Item 34  If you go into Newcastle city centre, you can’t miss Grey’s Monument. It towers over…

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Time Pieces History Project Item 32: Brandling Station

First time on the blog or new to the Time Pieces History Project? Find out what it’s all about here, and then come back to this page for today’s item – Brandling Station. Brandling Station – Introduction to Item 32 It’s easy to overlook Felling these days, with most of the shops on the High…

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Time Pieces History Project Item 31: The Tyne Bridge

First time on the blog or new to the Time Pieces History Project? Find out what it’s all about here, and then come back to this page for today’s item – The Tyne Bridge. The Tyne Bridge – Introduction to Item 31  It’s a bit of a cliché I suppose, but it doesn’t seem right…

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Women’s Networking Groups – Old-fashioned or still needed?

Following my recent posts about tips for successful networking, I thought I would write about women’s networking. A few months ago, I was asked to lead on a women’s networking group on behalf of the Federation of Small Businesses, partnering with a successful, female-run PR company. I accepted because the FSB needs to offer more…

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