Norfolk Island, Australia, September 2022

Norfolk Island is an external territory of Australia located 990 miles (1,600 kilometres) to the east-north-east of Sydney with an area of 13.4 square miles (34.6 square km). The island was first settled by East Polynesian seafarers during the 13th or 14th century. They had left by the time Great Britain took control of the island in 1788 as part of the settlement of Australia. The island was used as a harsh penal colony from 1788 until 1855,

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Australia, September 2022

Terrigal Beach, Central Coast, New South Wales

12th September 2022

Tony with his surfing instructor on Terrigal Beach. There are a row of surfboards and Tony is lying on one of them.
Tony with his surfing instructor on Terrigal Beach. There are a row of surfboards and Tony is lying on one of them.
Tony practising positioning himself on the surfboard. He is using his arms to raise himself up on to his knees.
Tony practising positioning himself on the surfboard. He is using his arms to raise himself up on to his knees.
Tony with his instructor on the beach.
Tony with his instructor on the beach.

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Manchester, June 2022

Manchester is a large city in the north-west of England. The city itself had a population of 552,000 in 2021, while the wider urban area, including Salford to the west, had a population of 2.87 million. Manchester grew rapidly at the turn of the 19th Century due to a boom in textile manufacturing as part of the Industrial Revolution. The Manchester Ship Canal opened in 1894, creating the Port of Manchester and linked the city to the Irish Sea.

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Head of Steam Railway Museum, Darlington, June 2022

The Head of Steam Railway Museum was established in 1975, on the route of the Stockton and Darlington Railway, which was the world’s first steam-powered passenger railway. It is located in Darlington, County Durham, England.

Sunday, 26th June 2022.

The front of a steam locomotive at the Head of Steam railway museum. An adjoining platform can be seen opposite along with a historic wooden footbridge linking the platforms. The museum is situated inside the original station building belonging to North Road railway station in Darlington. This building opened in 1842 and is today Grade II* listed. This site was originally Darlington's main railway station. Today a functioning Network Rail station still operates next to the museum.
The front of a steam locomotive at the Head of Steam railway museum. An adjoining platform can be seen opposite along with a historic wooden footbridge linking the platforms.

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Scarborough Castle, June 2022

Scarborough Castle is located in the town of Scarborough in North Yorkshire, England. This former medieval Royal fortress sits on a promontory overlooking the town and the North Sea. The present stone castle dates from the 1150s. There was an earlier wooden castle, and going back in time before this, an Anglo-Scandinavian settlement, a Roman signal station and an Iron Age settlement. Today the site is a scheduled monument open to the public and managed by English Heritage.

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