A BRUSH WITH THE SIGHTS OF THE CITY

STEWART BONNEY meets artist Paul Goldsmith, whose watercolour paintings of prominent Newcastle landmarks have been brought together in a newly-published book.


BANISH THE BOREDOM FROM WINTER GARDENS

SEAN MURRAY suggests plants which can help to maintain colour and interest in our gardens throughout the darkest months.


EARLY SETTLERS IN A WATERY WORLD

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