Archive for the tag 'Dunstanburgh Castle'

The most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible.
Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955)

25 Comments CherryPie on Jan 6th 2013

A generation which ignores history has no past – and no future.
Robert A. Heinlein

18 Comments CherryPie on Feb 6th 2011

We love our friends not only for being themselves, but also for what we are when we are with them.
From: a Thousand Paths to friendship by David Baird

10 Comments CherryPie on Mar 21st 2010

Wisdom doesn’t necessarily come with age.  Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.
Tom Wilson

14 Comments CherryPie on Jan 24th 2010

As you can see the castle itself is very dramatic and dominates the coast line.
The principle castle remains date from the 14th century when the Earl of Lancaster (a cousin of Edward II of England) began the construction of a massive fortress which was later enlarged by John of Gaunt.
The castle is the largest in [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Oct 1st 2009