Grid Reference: NT977272 The ascent of Humbleton to the Iron Age hillfort. The Battle of Humbleton September 14 1420. The sky is bigger, better, here. It settles in the treetops - sketches distant pencil lines from left to right. Such detail. Black-face sheep, blue numbered, vast & herded. Sheets of … Continue reading Five Miles of Wooler Common.
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All Hallows' Eve. Harbottle is a village and civil parish in Northumberland, England. 10 miles (16 km) south-east of the Scottish border, in the southeastern part of the Cheviot Hills.9 miles northwest of Rothbury. The village is the site of Harbottle Castle (12th century. Grid ref: NT93234796) built by order of Henry II. The site, once … Continue reading Five Miles of Harbottle.
took a stroll out on the longsands. tried to make a wish, tried to make a plan. found a pebble with a hole right through. wrote a poem & I send it to you. now, it may mean something or, nothing to you - just a poem & a pebble with a hole … Continue reading a poem & a pebble.
24/10/18 OS grid ref: NY 7083 6412 Haltwhistle is a small town and parish in northwest Northumberland. It lies 10 miles east of Brampton and has a population of 3,800. Early forms of the name are Hautwesel (1240), Hautwysel (1254), Hawtewysill (1279), Hautwysell (1381), Haltwesell (Speede/ 1610). The second part '-twistle' relates to two streams … Continue reading Five Miles of Haltwhistle.
When I saw you last, talking too fast, with your Gauloises & your Cola - well, it just makes you look older to me. It was dark in there, yes, I know. But I swear it said Bay City Rollers on that scarf wrapped round your neck & shoulders. Were you feeling cold, dear? … Continue reading Piccolo Knives.