Most people will have heard of “Jack the Ripper“, the person responsible for the gruesome murders in Whitechapel, London, during the autumn of 1888. But did you know that for a short period of time, a man from County Durham… Continue Reading
Kynren 2017 60s Trailer from Eleven Arches on Vimeo. Yesterday, I went to see a performance of a show that describes itself as “The UK’s most spectacular open-air live show”. That is quite a claim. However, I think Eleven Arches… Continue Reading
The town in Beamish Museum sees a lot of traffic of buses and trams every single day. I took this as a photograph on a visit to the museum and then I decided to make a little piece of art… Continue Reading
I compiled some photographs I took around County Durham into a short video. It’s just over a minute and a half long.
28th January 1683, Mr John Brass and his wife Margaret left their home to visit a neighbour for the evening. Left behind at home was their seventeen-year-old son John, nineteen-year-old daughter Jane and their ten-year-old daughter Elizabeth. Also in the… Continue Reading
The death of Florence Nightingale Shore could have been straight from the pages of an Agatha Christie mystery. Yet, nearly one hundred years later, mystery still surrounds the death of Nurse Shore. Florence Shore, a nurse and god-daughter to that… Continue Reading