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

Country House Bundle

Buy both of Jim Davidson’s books, created from his vast collection of over 20,000 country house postcards. Price – £35.00 with free postage and packing (UK only)

County Durham’s Lost Houses

County Durhams Lost Houses

A Picture Postcard History Step back in time, a hundred years or so, and visit stately homes, halls and town houses, now long since disappeared from County Durham. This book records a large number of these fascinating buildings including Bute Hall, Coxhoe Hall, Gibside Hall, Lampton and Ravensworth Castles. Sourced from Jim Davidson’s vast collection … Read more

Northumberlands Lost Houses

Step back in time a hundred years or so and visit stately homes, halls and town houses, now long since disappeared from the county of Northumberland. Belsay Castle, Bothal Haugh, Dilston Hall, Jesmond Manor House, Pandon House, Riddlehamhope, Scotswood Tower, Parrow Hall, Tillmouth Park, Tynemouth House and Whitley Hall are a few of the places … 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

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

Sparty Lea – An Upland Leadmining Community

Spart Lea

At 1000ft on the edge of the North Pennines, Sparty Lea lay at the heart of the 19th Century lead mining. The industry has long since vanished but the miners’ homes, chapels and schools remain. Past and present walk hand in hand in this special place. There is a story to tell around every corner. … Read more