When friend Carlo mentioned that he was off to his spiritual home, Tuscany, to assist with the grape harvest, he had my full attention, tinged with envy. It brought back a flood of memories of places visited and a resolve to see more.
Head outside one evening this weekend and you may well see the annual Orionids Meteor Shower in the night sky.
Northumberland football star Lucy Bronze was picked out for praise after her ‘solid’ performance in England’s 0-0 draw with France last night.
See what’s on in north Northumberland for the next seven days. Covering theatre, films, live music, walks and other events taking place in Northumberland this week.