Whitby Abbey. Ruins. Benedictine abbey in North Yorkshire. Originally founded by king Oswiu in 657 AD. Double monastery of nuns and monks. It was the home of the AS poet Caedmon and, at the Synod of Whitby, king Oswiu established that the Roman Church traditions were to be followed in detriment of the Celtic ones. (the calculation of Easter and the tonsure, among others)

Whitby Abbey { North Yorkshire, England} It is a ruined Benedictine abbey overlooking the North Sea on the East Cliff above Whitby. It was disestablished during the Dissolution of the Monasteries under the auspices of Henry VIII.

The river Tyne at Newcastle upon Tyne at dusk.  Saturday January 14, 2012 Newcastle Upon Tyne , United Kingdom.

Cant believe im leaving this town for good. it wont be the same without the people in it. so long Newcastle! The river Tyne at Newcastle upon Tyne at dusk. Saturday January 2012 Newcastle Upon Tyne , United Kingdom.

The historic Theatre Royal which opened in 1837 is a grade 1 listed building. It seats 1294 people on 4 levels., Newcastle upon Tyne

The historic Theatre Royal which opened in 1837 is a grade 1 listed building. It seats 1294 people on 4 levels., Newcastle upon Tyne. A beautiful building - seen many great performances here.

Newcastle upon Tyne my home town

As from March bmi regional starts direct flights between Brussels and Newcastle, twice daily.


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