Smiths Newsletter - Newcastle, England

Today we awoke to the sun shining forth through a greyish morning sky. This doesn’t last long in Newcastle, being right on the coast of northern England. By the time you have hopped out of bed (or tumbled out of bed – whatever the case may be!) it could be throwing it down with rain with the sun having made a quick getaway. We make the most of sunny days!
At one time, this city boasted a thriving ship-building industry, during the days of the expanding British Empire. Now, they are dismantling and sending to China, the giant steel edifices which once marked the coastline of Newcastle. Like Liverpool, the tale of ship-building has now been resigned to our history books.
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