Sunlight and frost in Northumberland

It might seem from my blog posts this year that I am never at home. This is not entirely true, but I do have to admit to having been away this weekend. Away for a long weekend, indeed, leaving Friday morning and returning late Monday afternoon. I can confirm, however, that between those two times…

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Finding design inspiration on foot

The village in County Durham where I live is a former pit village with mostly slate-roofed red-brick houses. A ring of such villages circles the city of Durham. Ours is in a nice setting, with the moor rising up behind the village to the south, so you can glimpse green hills and trees from most…

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