Egglestone Abbey, near Barnard Castle.



Updated 05/07/2019


Archaeological dig has continued all this week. I believe this weekend maybe the last of the three week excavation. So pop over and see what has been found. Pottery, a cremation pit and foundations along with furrows either side of Cade's Roman Road, have been excavated from various locations.


Visited Egglestone Abbey near Barnard Castle this week. A number of years since last visit but always pleasant and peaceful place.


Photo: Archaeological dig at East Park.



Updated 05/07/2019


Finches are still plentiful visiting the garden feeders. We now have a resident pair of bullfinches. The past two weeks have since regular visits each day.


Sparrowhawk has taken at least a goldfinch and chaffinch. Still, has not reduced the number of visits.


Photo: Male Bullfinch.



Updated  05/07/2019


Weather:  A mix of cloud, sun and temperatures up to 18c.


Sunderland AFC still in talks with an American Consortium to buy a stake in the club.


Photo: Female Bullfinch.