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Street View Gets the Finger in Newcastle

Street View Gets the Finger in Newcastle

March 20, 2009 Art 0

One other side effect of the Google release into the wild UK of Street View, has been people checking up places they know – and I’m no exception. This is where the band Crawling Chaos played their first gig:

….and this is a dude in a farty twat car, debating whether to give the finger to the google car parked outside my Auntie Margaret’s old pub under the Tyne Bridge, what used to be “The Newcastle Arms”:

It’s a different world, you see. Elsewhere across the globe people are shuffling oblivious along the streets or struggling to hide from the lens – in Newcastle they’re observant and leaping in front of it with no fear, har har.

Hard to bear. Hard to bear.

It used to be rough as fuck down the Sandhill, the Keep and Dog Leap Stairs. Now it’s all rather twee.

 

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