Welcome to our blog

As you can see, we’re here for the big things – like house moves! – and also the tiny finishing touches that create the world you want to live in.

Once you’re part of the Propology family, we won’t forget about you. Our blogs are full of inspiration, and rather than painting a pretty picture of perfection, we get down and dirty with practical tips and step-by-step guides that remove the mystique from keeping hens to starting a kitchen garden.

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New Homes speak made easy

Buying a new home clearly differs from purchasing a resale property. So we thought we would give you the low down on some of the seemingly complicated terminology and make it easier to understand. By the end of this article

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The allure of living by the sea

With 30 beaches listed in Northumberland we really are very spoilt for choice in this beautiful area of England. The most popular beach in Northumberland is Bamburgh Castle beach and with what seems like an endless number of large sand

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The Northumberland Night Sky

Looking for the dark side? For superb stellar vistas? Have an inkling for a twinkling? You can catch your own celestial glory right here in Northumberland. One of the most spectacular sights on Earth is the night sky – the

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City Girl, Country Life

As a born Northerner-adopted-City life girl, having now returned to a country life, I think it is safe to say I have experienced the best of both worlds. I left the stunning scenery, beaches and canny folk of the North

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A beginner’s guide to keeping hens

Your own little flock of hens pecking in the garden is among the lovely homely images associated with country living. And what could be better than a freshly-laid egg for breakfast? There’s been a real renaissance in chicken keeping in

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Getting started in the garden

A new home means a new garden too – and many people are now using part of their land to grow some food. It needn’t take too much time or effort…. Derek Ivens of northumberlandgardendesign.com looks at the first steps

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