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”

A year of books: every title I read in 2020 (Jan-Mar)

Every year is a year of books for me. I am an unashamedly committed bibliophile. However, I rarely review the books I read, preferring to make recommendations in conversation with other book lovers. This year is different. For those who don’t already know, the UK (like many countries) has been under a kind of lockdownContinue reading “A year of books: every title I read in 2020 (Jan-Mar)”