Now there's something you don't see every day....

Badger
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November 24th, 2012, 2:52 pm #1

Someone has created a gigantic earthwork/artwork akin to the famous White Horse.

Northumberlandia

A formidable dame....


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November 24th, 2012, 11:18 pm #2

At least you can tell a White Horse when you see it from a distance.

This Northumbria work of art you will need to be flying over it to make any sense of it.

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November 25th, 2012, 8:27 pm #3

Thanks for posting Tim, that is pretty extraordinary! I'm surprised it hasn't had more news coverage - 1.5 million tons of earth moved to make it, £5M pounds to make it and other big numbers as well. I wonder what people will make of it two thousand years from now? Might be worth a visit in July...
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November 28th, 2012, 12:55 am #4

Thanks for the link, what a fantastic piece of work, ancient man would have approved need to see this when we visit next year.
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February 14th, 2013, 7:08 am #5

Happy Valentines Day! Or do you celebrate it in the UK?

Ave Northumberlandia! Amor Invictus!

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February 14th, 2013, 7:22 pm #6

Badger wrote:Happy Valentines Day! Or do you celebrate it in the UK?

Ave Northumberlandia! Amor Invictus!

T. Wolter
We do indeed, whilst looking for roman fortlets (winter diversion) I found this Henry Moore sculpture in the area, some issues brought up in this artwork!
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March 15th, 2013, 11:13 am #7

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March 16th, 2013, 6:06 pm #8

We all are Badger - it's definitely not here yet. Here's hoping it arrives before April 1st!
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March 16th, 2013, 6:40 pm #9

Fiona D wrote: it's definitely not here yet. Here's hoping it arrives before April 1st!
Hi Fiona,
Thinking about that today - its very chilly and lots of rain and sleet showers here in Haltwhistle. I hope that things turn around in the next couple of weeks just in time for Easter monday to give us a good start to the new SMC.
Kate B)
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March 17th, 2013, 12:08 pm #10

Last Friday when we visited, the weather was trying to snow, all very wet and miserable.

The school children didn't mind - usual noisy lot round the replica buildings with the teachers trying to keep some control.

Quite a few trees and bushes taken out in the Museum gardens... no nice private corners anymore where you could sit and eat your sandwiches.

Just hope the weather is not snowing a blizzard second week of May! :D
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