Steve Sherlock, the Saxon Princess and the Roman Villa

Recontruction of the Princess burial at Kirkleatham Museum

Helen Johnson met Dr Steve Sherlock for Yorkshire Ridings Magazine.

Steve has made many discoveries at Street House, near Loftus, North Yorkshire. Discoveries date as far back as the Neolithic, and include Iron Age industries, a Roman Villa and a Saxon Princess burial. Continue Reading →

Dalesman August 2012: The Last of the Whitby Drift Netters and Maurice Atkinson’s Life in Pictures

Bob Marsden, last of the Whitby Drift net fishermen, and his boats

In the August 2012 issue of Dalesman Magazine, Helen Johnson met Whitby salmon netsman Bob Marsden, farmer turned artist Maurice Atkinson, and the founder of Galtres Festival, James Houston Continue Reading →