Dr Christian Hicks - Hobbies and Interests

School of Mechanical & Systems Engineering
Stephenson Building, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle NE1 7RU.

Index of UK steam railways My little lad loves steam trains.
Tanfield Railway - The oldest railway in the country. A great way to spend a pleasant Sunday!
South Tynedale Railway, Alston - an interesting narrow gauge railway with scenic views.
Beamish Museum A great day out - go as often as you like for £10/year for local people.
MG Owners ClubMG Enthusiasts' Club, Fiat, Royal Automobile ClubAutomobile Association
West Cumbria Vintage Rally - I've exhibited the car here since 1994 - an excellent weekend.
Triumph Owners' Motorcycle Club, Triumph Motor Cycles
The Traction Engine Pages Traction engine rallies are a nice way to spend a summer weekend.The National Traction Engine Trust
Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) - I enjoy a nice pint! Newcastle Pubs
The Beamish Mary - One of the best pubs in the world!!
Classic FM - my favourite radio station, Free sheet music for a variety of instruments
Sustrains - I enjoyed the C2C cycle route last year. Hopefully will do the Reevers Run next year.
Swimathon - I enjoy a regular swim. I would like to beat my last time of 36 minutes for the mile swimming breast stroke. Sponsors always appreciaited.
Jesmond Dene I always enjoy a walk through Jesmond Dene, particularly on Sundays when there are arts and crafts stalls on the bridge.
Myford Engineering, http://www.lathes.co.uk/, The Model Engineers' Support Page
The British Horological Institute
Stannington Chess Club - I enjoy a good game of chess when I return to Stannington.
British Holidays and Home Parks, British Holdays, UK Tourism and accomodation guide
Northumbria Tourist Board,  Cumbria and the Lake DistrictCumbria and Lake District Accomodation
Scottish Highlands Tourist Board, Directory of Scottish Web Sites, Scottish National Internet Signpost
Energy Efficiency Office, PetrolBusters - find the cheapest fuel near your postcode
English Heritage, The National Trust, Index of UK Museums, Scottish National Heritage, Environment Agency
National Tramway Museum

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