north144.jpg

 

Serious Money That’s Anything But Comical

STEWART BONNEY meets a specialist valuer who explains how early examples of the humble comic can command huge prices at auction.

 

Get Weaving, Or Take The Tablets

BRUCE FERGUSON continues his exploration of the natural history, myth, folklore and uses past and present of trees native to Northumberland with a look at the willow.

 

Wild And White As The Winter Snow

swan.jpg
IAN KERR explains the difference between our two largest winter migrants, the whooper and Bewick’s swans, and the conflicting claims attached to the naming of the latter.

 

A Poignant Walk In A Foreign Field

DENNIS GREEN travels to France to visit the battle site where his grandfather was killed on the costliest day for casualties in British military history.

 

The Lady Destined To Perish In The Ice

KEITH ROBSON looks back at one of the most prominent ships in the Tyne’s 19th century whaling fleet, whose sailing record was to end in disaster.

 

Make Your Own Beginner’s Luck

show.jpg
Ready to try out your new camera but unsure where to start? ALLAN POTTS offers some suggestions.

 

What On Earth Are We Going To Do?

Who's in charge of Planet Earth? Does nature really matter anymore? Mike Pratt, Chief Executive of Northumberland Wildlife Trust investigates.

 

An Old-fashioned Way Of Poisoning

Senior vet JOHN PRESCOTT gives a timely reminder that, although less common in recent years, lead poisoning remains a cause for concern, especially for livestock owners.

 

 

Back issues

The Northumbrian: Issue number 143
The Northumbrian: Issue number 142
The Northumbrian: Issue number 141
The Northumbrian: Issue number 140
The Northumbrian: Issue number 139
The Northumbrian: Issue number 138
The Northumbrian: Issue number 137
The Northumbrian: Issue number 136
The Northumbrian: Issue number 135
The Northumbrian: Issue number 134
 

Login

Password reset

reset your password by email