Up just a wee bit today, but never mind. When I got up this morning, I was pretty sure I’d be getting the bus again, as it was raining heavily enough to be a problem. But by the time I was ready to leave, the sky had cleared and it was turning into a nice day, so I walked, accompanied by the Canon 5D Mark III. I was a little alarmed by some signs I spotted. Apparently the Doctor’s old friends have moved their base to Gateshead:
Well, I assume that’s what it’s about, anyway.
I also spotted some reflections which appealed to me:
Here’s the walk:
Not satisfied with that, the 5D insisted on taking me for another walk at lunchtime, which involved me taking a few turns I don’t believe I’ve ever done before, and which led me to this interesting bit of road:
This is the somewhat steep Hanover Street. The straight lines of smooth stones were, I’m told, placed to provide easier passage for horse-drawn vehicles climbing the hill. More pictures when tuits allow, but here’s that walk:
 For really steep, try the bit of footpath at the bottom of the road, as it curves around. A bit of ice on that would be lethal
 By a source I’ll be revealing soon