Monthly Archives: April 2011

199 Steps

The steps to St Hilda’s Church and the Abbey on the cliff above Whitby. There are level areas for the pall-bearers to take a rest. On the right is the Donkey Trod – this cobbled way was once the main … Continue reading

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Cuckoo on the hill

He is back – on the hill, calling for shy ladies in brown, outdoing the curlew. But then: Lightening and rain The cracks in the earth close up The curlew is mute He was here when we got home. Kent … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, up on the Tweed:

We’ve made the Berwick Advertiser! Flodden novel tells archer’s fascinating story – Lifestyle & Leisure – Berwick Advertiser http://www.berwick-advertiser.co.uk/life… the fortunes of an English archer who stood alongside the Earl of Surrey at the Battle of Flodden in 1513 is … Continue reading

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