A woman in a pink nightgown rests her head on a round pot, her black her flowing over it.

Isabella and the Pot of Basil, by William Holman Hunt, has always been a favourite of mine, so I was excited when the Laing Art Gallery chose to reproduce it on the side of the building. Unfortunately, it’s mostly obscured now by a rogue tree, but it’s still there. On first glance, the mournful Isabella…

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In the north east of England, we’re really spoilt when it comes to places to visit to learn more about our rich heritage, so I decided to produce a series on just some of the sites I recommend. The weather isn’t great at the moment, and a lot of stately homes are closed over winter,…

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The key to success with content marketing is consistency, but it’s something that a lot of businesses struggle with. They start off with big plans and good ideas, and then things tail off. They run out of content topics, they don’t have time to write or create new things, or they lose motivation. Not knowing…

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There are hundreds of museums, galleries, stately homes and historical sites in the country, all facing the same problems – how to secure funding, how to attract more visitors and how to stay relevant in the digital age. Your website is one of your most important assets when it comes to marketing and promoting your…

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