15 December 2010

out and about...an enchanted evening

I had a lovely evening on Saturday at Gateshead's Enchanted Parks A Gateshead winter's tale, which is a festival of lights, sound and performance in Saltwell Park.  It is hard to describe how beautiful it was with the winter-bare trees, how amazed I felt walking round, how breathtaking the park looked full of light and snow, and how absolutely freezing it was.  I ended the night with two frozen sore hands and a fancy phone full of photos (around 100).  I found it almost impossible to choose a few images from the masses I took so I got some much-needed assistance from my boyfriend P, so we have him to thank for the following...

09 December 2010

a spot of culture...field music at the cluny

Just got back in from seeing Field Music at the Cluny in the Ouseburn area of Newcastle.  It's the first gig I've been to for ages, and a perfect one to get back in the saddle, so to speak.  Field Music is one of my favourite bands, lead by two brothers - David and Peter Brewis from Sunderland in the north east of England.  I love that you can hear their accents in the music.  And I like their other incarnations - School of Language and the Week that Was too.  They are well worth a listen.  Too tired to write more...zzzzz