Northumberland coast

Just back from a few cold, wet and windy days hiking in Northumberland, working on a new Cicerone guidebook to St Oswald’s Way, St Cuthbert’s Way and the Northumberland Coast Path. On this visit I started from Alnmouth and followed the coast up to Craster, then from Seahouses to Bamburgh, and around Budle Bay (a …

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Looting in Walthamstow

Two shots of Walthamstow High Street earlier this morning, following overnight looting which spread through parts of northeast London including Walthamstow and Enfield, some 24 hours after riots in nearby Tottenham. Strangely quiet after the endless sirens last night, and most residents who are out and about seem genuinely shocked, describing the people who did …

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