Moon Through The Clouds

Did we land on the Moon?

It is a question that has been asked over the years and decades since the grainy pictures were beamed into…

Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads

Whatever happened to you?

There are certain TV shows that remind me of my childhood and bring back such pleasant memories. Whatever Happened to…

Hound

A prediction of death in Cotherstone

In 1512, George, the 7th Baron Fitzhugh, was a young man of 25 years old. Like many wealthy young men…

Look Up To The Sky

Time to Look Up

As the Summer draws to a close, the nights are becoming darker. That makes it the perfect time to start…

Tyne Shipyards

That Big Old River

I always liked this song by Jimmy Nail. It reminds me so much of my younger days living in Wallsend…

RRH Staxton Wold

Staxton Wold

Nestling, quite inconspicuously in the Yorkshire Wolds, is Remote RADAR Head Staxton Wold. It is a RADAR facility operated by…

Victorian Room

Being A Reprint From

It is probably my favourite opening line to any book I’ve read. “Being a Reprint from the Reminiscences of John…

Night Wind and Rain

A Night Visit To Upper Weardale

There are two great dales in the County of Durham; Teesdale and Weardale. I always think of Teesdale as the…