Tyne bridges at night, Newcastle

The Tyne at night from Newcastle side showing Gateshead Millennium Bridge, Tyne Bridge ans Swing Bridge. Newcastle is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England. It is 166 km south of Edinburgh and 446 north of London. The city developed around the Roman settlement Pons Aelius and was named after the castle built in 1080 by Robert Curthouse, William the Conqueror’s eldest son. Thanks to Frida.

Tyne bridges at night, Newcastle

Tyne bridges at night, Newcastle [rev]

Settlement of Edinburgh, Tristan da Cunha

Edinburgh of the Seven Seas is the main settlement of Tristan da Cunha, an overseas territory of the United Kingdom in the South Atlantic Ocean. Locally it is referred to as The Settlement or The Village and it is regarded as the most remote settlement on Earth. It has a population of about 300. It was sent by the Philatelic Bureau on 2015-06-25 and received on 2015-12-02.

Edinburgh, Tristan da Cunha

Edinburgh, Tristan da Cunha [reverse]

Views from Guernsey

The Bailiwick of Guernsey is a British Crown dependency. It is in the English Channel, off the coast of Normandy. 1. Noonday Gun, Castle Cornet 2. Castle Cornet 3. Castle Cornet Panorama. Thanks to Monica. I received this one in August 2013, sent from Saint Peter Port, the capital of Guernsey.

Views from Guernsey

The stamp was not cancelled. It is part of the 2013 EUROPA The Postman’s Van series. It has a value of .66 Guernsey pound.


Anfield, Liverpool

Anfield, Liverpool

Anfield is a football stadium in Liverpool and has a seating capacity of 45 525. It has been the home of Liverpool FC since their formation in 1892. In 1997, a statue of Bill Shankly was unveiled at the visitor’s centre, Shankly is regarded as the best manager in the history of the club. “You’ll Never Walk Alone”, was adopted by the fans as the club’s anthem during Shankly’s time as manager.

Anfield, Liverpool

The Liver bird, symbol of Liverpool

The Liver bird, symbol of Liverpool

The Liver bird is the symbol of Liverpool. Its first known use was from a seal of the then-town in the 1350s. This card shows the Royal Liver Building, which has a bird on each of its 2 towers. An urban legend says that if the birds are taken down, the River Mersey would flood the city. Thanks to Becky.

The Old House, Hereford

The Old House, Hereford

The Old House in High Town, Hereford is a historic house built in 1621, as part of what was known as Butchers’ Row. In the 1800’s, the other buildings on the row started to be demolished. Old House is now the only standing building . Today it hosts a museum. Thanks to Anna.