|Northern Marsh Orchid on Holy Island|
Our week in Northumberland is over but we’ll be back. Fine scenery, majestic hills, a coastline with long sandy beaches and enough history to satisfy anyone. Vast skies and distant horizons which fade into a blue-grey haze as horizons are supposed to. Living in towns and cities, do we even see the horizon on a regular basis?
Northumberland is quiet too, and that’s what always strikes us as we head back down the A1 to traffic jams, crowds, queues and the intensely compressed nature of modern life. Northumberland leaves one with the impression that life could be different. There are too many people in the UK.