Blogs

  • Ray King: Newcastle v Sunderland and troops on the streets

    Ray King: Newcastle v Sunderland and troops on the streets

    18th July 2014

    With another football season over, all eyes will be focused on the World Cup in Brazil….

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  • Almost 24 hours on Coquet Island…

    Almost 24 hours on Coquet Island…

    24th June 2014

     One mile off Amble, braving the might of the North Sea is RSPB Coquet Island, home…

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  • Ray King: life is precious

    Ray King: life is precious

    19th May 2014

    “Raymond, we are all living too long!” These few words came as a surprise to me,…

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  • All chessed out

    All chessed out

    15th May 2014

    All chessed out I played chess in Harrogate in a tournament for able/disabled people. It took…

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  • Captain Coquet’s Corner

    Captain Coquet’s Corner

    25th April 2014

    Rock Around The Coquet The puffins on Coquet are getting ready for the Puffin Festival in…

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  • Amble, the friendliest port

    Amble, the friendliest port

    21st March 2014

    I am now 26 and have been here nearly two years and still the town captivates…

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  • From the Ambler: Times, they are a changin’

    From the Ambler: Times, they are a changin’

    21st March 2014

    This edition is packed with plans. Change is in the air; some are grand designs (Waiting…

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  • Ray King: politics in Thailand

    Ray King: politics in Thailand

    5th March 2014

    Like so many  places throughout the world politics in Thailand are convoluted, complex and not always…

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  • Whither And Why: Brought to you by the letters HH and H

    Whither And Why: Brought to you by the letters HH and H

    28th February 2014

    HH and Honk have decided to bring back the art of letter-writing. We share some of…

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  • Looking back: 2013 in The Friendliest Port

    Looking back: 2013 in The Friendliest Port

    30th December 2013

    Extreme weather was a constant companion this last year, as 2013 got off to a freezing…

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