Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Tattooed Truck

My son, Douglas, is a pyrotechnic artist (he does grand firework shows). Here’s the new tender he’s designed and built: See more at:

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The Eildon Tree

The Eildon Tree, an arts magazine of the Scottish Borders, has published a review of my novel, ‘Tom Fleck’. I’m thrilled and quite overcome. Here it is: ‘TOM FLECK’ A NOVEL OF CLEVELAND AND FLODDEN Harry Nicholson Historical Novel 2011 … Continue reading

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We were at the public opening of Northumberlandia on Wednesday. Eyes wide open and reclining on her back, just next to the Shotton opencast coal mine (near Cramlington, Northumberland), she is a giantess made from 1.5 million tonnes of rock, … Continue reading

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