A Shoulder to Lean On

A Shoulder to Lean On by Carol Madeline Graham

A ‘companion’ book to A Shoulder on the Hill by Carol where she has written further tales about her life in Weardale, her family, animals and friends.Beautifully illustrated with 27 black and white sketches and 24 colour photographs.Published October 2022 Author: Carol Madeline Graham Price: £10.00 + £2.95 p+p ISBN 9781739746506

More Journeys with a pack Pony 1988-1994

More Journeys with a Pack Pony

Jane takes us on more of her journeys between 1988 and 1994: To Scotland, Ireland and Wales and throughout England.Over 36 of Jane’s illustrations accompany her fascinating diaries.Sequel to Journeys Through England with a Pack Pony & Journeys Through Britain with a Pack Pony 1985 – 1987 by Jane Dotchin Price: £8.90 + £2.95 p+p … Read more

Journeys Through Britain with a Pack Pony 1985 – 1987

Journeys Through Britain with a Pack Pony

Jane has travelled throughout Britain with her pony and dogs for company every year since 1971, recording her adventures in illustrated diaries.This new book covers her journeys from 1985 to 1987 when Jane travelled north to the Scottish Highlands and as far south to Devon.Jane became an internet sensation in the autumn of 2020 when … Read more

A Shoulder on the Hill

A Shoulder on the Hill by Carol Madeline Graham - Wagtail Press

Carol Graham takes us with her on her journey, narrated with humour, discernment and, above all, love through ‘twenty years of memories’ of life in Weardale.Her love of the Dale, its people, landscape, history, wildlife and even weather illuminates but never sentimentalises the story she has to tell.Acutely observed and compellingly written, ‘A Shoulder on … Read more

Journeys Through England With a Pack Pony

Since 1972 Jane Dotchin has gone on her Autumn travels with a pony and dog for company. This book, fully illustrated by Jane, takes us with her on some of her journeys through England with Sitka, her Haflinger pony. Her terrier Russett subsequently became part of the team, sharing their adventures. Author: Jane Dotchin21cms tall … Read more

Falling For It

Falling For It: The Apprenticeship is a fast-moving account of his 3 years on the estate wher he learned forestry’s tasks, which varied from sowing tree seed in the nursery through to cutting timber in the sawmill. Also available by Geoff Surtees is Sticks In The Memory at £7.99 Authors: Geoff SurteesPrice: Price – £5.99 … Read more

Sticks In The Memory

A collection of humorous and entertaining stories about Geoff’s working life in the forestry in Northumberland.160 pages, 210mm x 150mm. Softback.Also available is “FALLING FOR IT, The Apprenticeship” at £5.99 Sticks in the MemoryAuthors: Geoff SurteesPrice: Price – £7.99 + £2.95 p&pISBN: 978-0-9559395-1-8 Special Offer – both books for £12 + £3 p&p

Thomas Irving’s Journal

Thomas Irving's Journal

Thomas Irving’s Journal gives us a fascinating first-hand account of farming and rural life in Victorian and Edwardian Cumbria. Based in and around Eden Valley, Penrith and Carlisle.96 pages, 148mm x 210mm. Illustrated softback book Author: Thomas IrvingPrice: £9.99 + £2.95 p+pISBN: 978-0-9538443-1-9

The Life and Times of Thomas Dixon

During the early 19th Century Thomas Dixon, of Dukesfield Hall near Hexham, in Northumberland, recorded his family life, working days and leisure time in his diaries. His words give us a fascinating insight into his world; his life as a family man, lead ore smelter, early railway enthusiast, church and chapel goer, gardener, singer, musician … Read more