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Al fresco dining in London

This morning, I embarked on a rail  journey, first from Glasgow to Edinburgh, Scotland then south via the east coast to London from where I am writing this. Commencing tomorrow, a group of fifteen will assemble here in readiness for a two-week tour of Roman Britain.

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Hadrian’s Wall at Heddon-on-the-Wall, England.

This evening, I am posting information on the village of Heddon-on-the-Wall in Northumberland, England. This village as a population of about 1300 and evidence suggests a continuity of settlement here since Hadrian’s Wall was built in the 130s AD. The Romans left in the 5th century but the church (St. Andrew’s) has Saxon origins dating from the 7th century and thereafter Norman architecture through to the current period.

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Northumberland landscape near Elsdon

This evening, I am reporting on the Northumbrian village (England) of Elsdon which lies about thirty miles N.W. of Newcastle upon Tyne on the southern tip of the Northumberland National Park.Summary facts and information as follows:

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