Hareshaw Lin & coins in trees

At the weekend, we went up to Hareshaw Lin in Bellingham for a walk. It was lovely exploring this northwestern corner of Northumberland, following the short walk (less than two miles), along the ruins of a former iron foundry on the North River Tyne, to a waterfall (the Lin, in Old English). On our route,Continue reading “Hareshaw Lin & coins in trees”

Black Lives Matter. No ifs, no buts.

We live in uncertain and challenging times. It’s probably been hard to escape the news of George Floyd’s horrific murder in May this year, and the worldwide protests it has inspired. Although the #BlackLivesMatter movement has been running for several years, it has certainly gained momentum. Perhaps half the world being in lockdown made sureContinue reading “Black Lives Matter. No ifs, no buts.”