My parents live in a mill that was built in the 1700s and converted into houses in the late twentieth century. It stands more or less alone in a beautiful spot, virtually silent, flanked by a river and a hill, a country road wending past. It’s exactly the sort of place that you drive past, [...]
My dear friend Rebecca is visiting this weekend, which means I get to play tourist in my own home county, something that I enjoy very much. (Partly, I think, because after less than 8 months of living in Northumberland I still feel a bit like a tourist myself.)
Yesterday we went to Alnwick castle, seat of [...]
As we had a little homewarming party last night, it seems only right to show you round the Old School House too, especially as you’ve so graciously put up with my wibbling on about move-related stuff for months.
Welcome. Please come in.
Please let me take your coat.
Here’s what Joy calls the Dibrary – dining room/library.
All hail [...]