Best of January 2020

Sunrise at Kirkcarrion

Already we are well into 2020. Is it just because I am getting old or does the time now seem to fly by? Fortunately at the turn of the year I decided to make the most of my days and set myself the challenge of getting out every day (after…

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An evening at the Beeb

Look North Children in Need 2

It’s not often that we get a chance to go out for the evening, let alone to head up to the metropolis of Newcastle. But last Friday we were pleased to receive an invite up to the BBC Newcastle studios for the annual launch of their calendar. This calendar raises…

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It’s that time of year

Greeting Cards

Where has the year gone? It only seems a short time ago that we were hanging up the 2019 calendars and turning the page to the month of January. Now we are half way through November and December beckons. I have spent some of the time in recent weeks adding…

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Off shopping

Raby Castle at sunrise

 Nothing special about going to the shops, what with the hype that is Black Friday and the run up to Christmas but actually on this day I was off to the supermarket for the mundane routine of pushing a trolley for the weekly food supply. As usual I set off…

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