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Review: The Holly and the Ivy, Buxton Opera House

There is something reassuringly quaint about the Christmas classic The Holly and the Ivy that makes it a charming evening’s entertainment.

The pace of the play set on Christmas Eve in 1947 is most definitely gentle and the characters themselves genteel, but at the same time the philosophical theme brings us simmering tensions, shocking revelations and plenty of humour. 366 more words


Knitting away......

I have just returned from a knitaway break to Buxton in the company of 8 lovely knitters.

I have been on numerous such holidays over the last couple of years and they are always enjoyable.  625 more words

Future of Historic Buxton Crescent Secured

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has today awarded further funding towards a major project to conserve Buxton’s iconic Grade I listed Georgian Crescent – one of the first purpose built hotels in the country. 966 more words


Birthday weekend in Buxton, Peak District

Last Friday, I arranged a surprise departure from London for Adam’s birthday. We went to Euston to take our train with a mandatory bottle of fizz and little nibbles from Marks & Spencer. 240 more words

Travels And Adventures

Buzzards and a Ball the path to happiness.

Tuesday, and I should have been in Derby, but a number of excuses from potential clients found me with a free day.  Well not free, because an inbox full of unanswered emails and plenty of meeting notes still to write, meant that I should have treated the cancellations as an opportunity to catch up.   302 more words