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Cherry orchard

Cherry orchard

For many years I’ve wanted to see Alnwick Garden’s cherry orchard in bloom. However, our trips to Northumberland haven’t fitted with the short blossom season. 78 more words

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Pink balls

Pink balls

Isolating the pink in this photo was trickier than I’d anticipated. However, I’m glad that I persevered with it.

I know that I’ve lost the pink of the blossom on the ground, but I think the emphasis on the foreground is worth it. 26 more words

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Dolphins!

Never once did I think I would ever live in a house that I could see dolphins from the front garden! Not the best of pics, but it was brilliant just to watch them jumping about the Border Rose boat. 13 more words

Huts in the Hills: May 2019

So now that I’ve handed in all my final year university assignments, what better way to get back into blogging than to talk about an absolutely amazing weekend away that Charlie and I have been on to celebrate. 649 more words

Travel

Blossom @ Wooler

Blossom @ Wooler

During our holiday in Northumberland we visited Wooler. The main reason was to buy some cheese at the wonderful “The Good Life… 95 more words

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Gone Fishing - Newton-by-the-Sea Past and Present

My recent holiday in Northumberland proved yet again that I can never totally switch off from research. I stayed in a Grade II Listed former fisherman’s cottage in the picturesque coastal village of Low Newton-by-the-Sea (historically known as Newton Seahouses). 3,061 more words

Local History

Alnwick Castle

Alnwick Castle

I posted a picture along these lines to Instagram recently. This one was taken with my camera (I only post photos taken with my phone to Instagram), which meant that I could get up close to the daffodils and keep the castle in view. 35 more words

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