Entries by julie oswald

Dine in comfort…

The temporary kitchen style chairs in the living room have finally been replaced with smart, loose covered, upholstered dining chairs. Sitting for a few hours at the table now, chatting and eating will be much more comfortable …and with shoes off, the gentle warmth of the heated flagstone floor adds even more comfort….  

Resident artist…..

Well, just for the day. My talented artist friend Helen from Busy Bee Studio in County Durham arrived at The Bastle the other day armed with her paints and brushes. Having briefly discussed the idea of painting a bunch of keys and a brace of grouse on the lime plastered walls….she set to work. First […]

Thank you…..

Big thanks to Terry at TWDA for our new website. A young guy with masses of techy knowledge. He knows Northumberland inside out, listens to his clients, comes up with good ideas and nothing is ever to much trouble. Based in Hexham, Northumberland just off the marketplace. Thank you Terry. The Bastle thinks you are […]