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 – Margaret Atwood’s The Blind Assassin. The Blind Assassin – Introduction to Item 47 I adore Margaret Atwood, and own just about everything she’s ever…

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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 – Bamburgh Castle. Bamburgh Castle – Introduction to Item 28 We used to go out and about all over Northumberland and the Tyne Valley when…

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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 – Bessie Surtees House. Bessie Surtees House – Introduction to Item 27 Bessie Surtees House (apparently there’s no apostrophe in the name!) stands on Newcastle…

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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 – Penshaw Monument. Penshaw Monument – Introduction to Item 26 Perched on a hill overlooking the Washington Highway, Penshaw Monument (or to give it its…

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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 – Lindisfarne. Lindisfarne – Introduction to Item 25 We used to visit Lindisfarne, also known as Holy Island, quite a lot when I was a…

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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 – God of the River Tyne.  The God of the River Tyne – Introduction to Item 24 This statue has hung on the wall of…

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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 Church.  St Mary’s Church – Introduction to Item 23 Until a few years ago, I had no idea that this lovely little…

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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 – Felling Pit. Felling Pit – Introduction to Item 22 You’re unlikely to find Felling Pit in a guidebook of the sights and sites of…

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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 Castle Keep.  The Castle Keep – Introduction to Item 21 Everybody has an object that makes them feel like they’re ‘home’ when they…

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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 lipstick case. The Lipstick Case – Introduction to Item 20 This lipstick case represents the one carried by my ‘adopted grandmother’, Margaret, in…

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