Plate of Haggis, neeps and tatties© Monkey Business Images/REX/Shutterstock
The year has kicked off in the traditional way, with a dose of flu – not the full Australian or Japanese strains, but still completely debilitating. The illness was followed by the traditional “kill or cure” event for convalescents, the cricket club Burns supper. This was one of many Burns night events in Northumberland, reflecting the widespread Scottish heritage here, together with a need for some excuse for a social event in January. See also: Hill farmers could end up as […]