St Cuthbert's Final Journey

Following 9th century monks as they flee from invading vikings with the body of St Cuthbert and the Lindisfarne Gospels – and undertake a momentous journey that helps shape England

Judy Hurst – In Touch with the Earth

For my final blog of 2013, a year in which I’ve discovered so much and rediscovered something inside myself, I’d like to introduce you to a beautiful artist. Judy Hurst, … Continue reading

December 30, 2013 · 4 Comments

Reaching Out to Inner Farne…

Warm and hazy. Just a hint of that sea breeze. Gift shops with highly coloured buckets and spades. Fishing nets and footballs. Postcards and sticks of rock. Seahouses is your … Continue reading

August 25, 2013 · 5 Comments

A Thank You…

I’m lying on the grass facing late afternoon sunshine, listening to birdsong and grass that rustles in the breeze. Every so often a visitor drives back across the causeway or … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Causeway at Midnight….

This is the first poem I’ve written in years. Usually, if I do write a poem, I turn it into prose, except for all those poems I scribbled on pocket … Continue reading

April 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lindisfarne

I’m stood on top of the dunes with the wind stretching my skin, bellowing in my ears like some giant conch. And all around me I have a 360 degree … Continue reading

April 21, 2013 · 3 Comments

Into the Wild…

“Cuthbert was wont to preach in those villages that were far away on steep and rugged mountainsides, which others dreaded to visit and whose poverty as well as ignorance prevented … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Lindisfarne Gospels

In July 2013, one of the world’s most beautiful and important books will return to the North-East of England. The Lindisfarne Gospels, an illuminated manuscript created in the early 8th … Continue reading

January 11, 2013 · 1 Comment