Hannah's Intern Diary- Home Sweet Home

This Bank Holiday weekend I went ‘home’ home… i.e. back to my parents’ house. This isn’t something I do very often, largely due to the fact that I am currently carless and despite being only an hour and a half away, via public transport it’s a torturous 3 or so hour trek involving multiple buses and trains. This weekend, however, I was able to catch a ride with my sister who lives just up the road in Newcastle. Don’t get me wrong, I love Durham, however being from Whitby I do miss the seaside; that moment on the drive home when the sea just comes into view is something quite special for me.

Without doubt one of the best things about going home is being ‘looked after’, permission is granted to regress to your childhood and let mum and dad do everything for you. I used to appreciate this when I was a student but even more so now that I am working full time. Although I am now technically a ‘proper’ grown up with a job, I have to admit that I still live in some ways like a student… my fridge always seems to be empty to be yet at ... read more

Posted On 08/05/2014
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Retail Office on the map!

We are loving our new hand screen-printed goodies now available at our Palace Green Library Shop and World Heritage Site Visitors Centre Shop.

These beautifully designed quirky Durham maps are available as postcards, greetings cards, tea towels and A4 prints.

Big thanks to Lizzie at Blinkin Imp for designing these specially for us!

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Posted On 02/05/2014
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