The Wreck of the Tadorne

Many of you will have spent an afternoon walking between the villages of Boulmer and Craster or vice versa. It’s a gorgeous stretch of coastline talking in many different types […]

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Do You Know Northumberland?

How well do you know Northumberland? I’m sure everyone can recognise all the iconic places, but how many people go further afield to get to know the county? Just for a […]

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Litter in our Landscape

Litter in the countryside is an increasing problem with many knock on effects. It’s expensive and time consuming to clean it up, environmentally damaging and potentially dangerous to wildlife, unpleasant […]

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More Old Photos Restored

A little bit more information on these ones. It would be nice to be able to find some relatives to hand them over. Written on the rear of this photo […]

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Rescuing Old Photos

Like many people, I have a load of old photos going back to the early 1900’s, collected mostly from car boot sales and flea markets as well as hundreds of […]

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The Watts of Blyth

There are many notable families from Northumberland, with its rich industrial heritage. One of the most influential and wealthiest of those dynasties is almost unknown today. The Watts family of […]

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African Adventure

I’ve just returned from my annual trip to Namibia, having spent the best part of 3 weeks photographing the wildlife, landscape and dark skies. I know this has got nothing […]

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Thrum Mill

Thrum Mill is situated on the river Coquet just to the east of Rothbury. It has been featured extensively on the TV programme ‘Restoration Man’ and is a famous landmark in […]

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Back in Time

The rich and often violent history of Northumberland is well documented. Anyone who is interested in learning or reading more about it can find a free source of books available […]

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Ghostly Goings On

Northumberland has a well developed market for ghost hunting and there are countless anecdotes of the appearance of all sorts of weird and wonderful things in the area, with plenty of […]

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