From the Cragside Garden Blog:
The Orchard House, we believe, was built circa 1870′s. We have no official documentation with regards to this but photos from around this time show the Orchard House and the old Top Terrace glasshouse range. However we believe that Lord Armstrong possibly designed the Orchard House and a company called [...]
Whilst researching for some information to go along with this post I came across a new National Trust blog about the Cragside formal garden. The latest post on the blog shows a little tidy up operation on the clock tower view in my recent post.
Here are some different views of the Dahlia Walk that I [...]
Rothbury as viewed from Cragside formal garden.
Rothbury is a small market town which straddles the River Coquet. The town has a pleasing mix of old stone and newer brick-built properties. Although technically a town with a proposal a year or so back to install a town mayor (defeated) everyone still tends to call it [...]
Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.
Henry David Thoreau
Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words.
Keep your words positive because you words become your behaviour.
Keep your behaviour positive because your behaviour become your habits.
Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values.
Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.
If you want to understand the invisible look carefully at the visible.
Taken about an hour ago. The rain has made everything more beautiful and now the sun is shining.