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A Meeting Of Artistic Minds

CHRISTINE E. JACKSON describes the occasion in 1827 when England and America’s most celebrated wildlife illustrators met in Newcastle and compared notes.

 

Raunchy Festivals And Deadly Faeries

BRUCE FERGUSON explores the natural history, myth, folklore and uses past and present of the hawthorn tree.

 

Feathered Cousins With Restless Tails

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IAN KERR introduces the three species of wagtail to be seen in the county, and looks at what prospects the immediate future holds for them.

 

No Television; No Room Service; Fetch Your Own Water

ANTHONY TOOLE samples the basic amenities which traditional bothies offer walkers visiting some of the county’s more remote countryside.

 

And Lo ― Moses Did Appear From His Box

Senior vet JOHN PRESCOTT looks back over a chapter of encounters with a troublesome tomcat.

 

When Fear Stalked The Border Lands

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GLEN LYNDON DODDS describes the uncertain days of the early 14th century when Northumberland was at the mercy of invaders from Scotland.

 

Setting The Wheels Of Steam Power In Motion

STEPHEN ROBERTS commemorates a significant anniversary in the history of the railways.

 

 

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