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Mind’s Eye: Heavy Plant Crossing

No, this sign doesn’t involve mutant plants on the run – although polysemicly speaking it could. In the UK the sign “heavy plant crossing” is used at construction sites such as road works where there’s large machinery and vehicles crossing that part of the road. Expat Gone Foreign, tXc, heavy plant crossing, mind's eye, Newcastle
Also, “mind’s eye” is the cognitive ability to visualize i.e. experience visual mental imagery. It’s similar to the German “Kopfkino”, which literally translates as ‘head cinema’ and is used when one involuntarily pictures things or a situation in graphic detail.   : ]

Newcastle Streets: Facts & Legends

After a week in Newcastle upon Tyne we did some research about the street names and found out that there are many ghosts legends associated with this lovely city.
The eeariest story is perhaps the one of the haunted Theatre Royal on Grey Street. It is said that the Grey Lady was jilted by her lover – one of the actors – and threw herself to her death from the gallery during the play, although others say she fell by accident. Who knows!

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