This n’ That

Contributions from Members

The Larch

It’s mid-November on a cloudy day with weak sunshine and a slight breeze. I am walking through Flatts Wood and...

What to See On a Winter’s Day

It’s easy to think that winter lays bare trees, plants and wildlife activity, but my daily lockdown walk has yielded...

The Northern Lights in the North Pennines

A fascinating article about the Aurora Borealis, where and when you might see them – click here.

Recipe – Shallot Tatin with Leftover Cheese

Shallot Tatin with Leftover Cheese.   You can make this fantastic tart with shallots or onion. (Serves 6) 450g shallots...

Improving Our Hay Meadows

By Celia Chapple “When you saw a spring meadow, the bright welcome of yellows, reds, blues and whites came upon...

Book Review: At Hawthorne Time

Book Review: At Hawthorne Time by Melissa HarrisonReviewed by Celia Chapple (Available at Durham County Council Libraries) At Hawthorne Time...

Recipe – Cherry and Toasted Almond Scones

Makes approx. 8 Ingredients 250 gms plain flour 1 level tablespoon baking powder 1 tablespoon caster sugar ½ teaspoon salt...