General Ramblings

General posts about life

Bambrough Castle

We are very lucky living in Newcastle Upon Tyne as we are in striking distance of a great many lovely places to visit. If you go along the Northumbrian coast you will soon find yourself…

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An Eggtraordinary Eggasperating morning

As everyone knows it is coming up to Easter which if you are a parent of primary school age children you will know involves the school thinking up lots of Easter related activities for the…

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Slow cookers at dawn

Its October. The mornings are dark when I wake up, the evenings are dark when I come home. The leaves are on the pavements and I have to swish though them as I walk. There…

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Heritage Open Days

Every year for four days in September there are Heritage Open Days, which offer free access to properties in England that normally charge admission or are closed to the general public. I found out about…

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