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Kedleston: Sir John Curzon

Located in All Saints Church in Kedleston is the 15th century effigy of Sir John Curzon. Sir John died in 1406 and his tomb sits in a recess in the chancel of the church. 14 more words


The hare and the pass

The day was hot and stuffy, the air hazy and the distance indistinct. The higher the car took us into the Peaks, the more the air became breathable. 575 more words


My Other WordPress Blog

Today, I created another WordPress blog. This second blog is more of a site and is less personal. The purpose of this second blog is to allow the blog’s readers and people of my local area, to post reviews on local takeaway restaurants and fast food venues. 120 more words


I’m not a big fan of post-production editing of photographs. Surely the skill lies in taking the photograph and not digitally tweaking it after it’s been shot? 226 more words


The Dales Tales Poetry Anthology is out now!

I’ve been working hard on the Dales Tales poetry anthology – putting the poems together and editing them, working on the artwork, layout and the graphic design. 478 more words


The Carbon Bubble

In 2010, the Climate Change conference in Cancun adopted an agreement that carbon emissions should be limited so that the rise in global mean temperature should not exceed 2°C. 1,291 more words


Raspberry not-quite-Bakewell tart

I don’t like writing about baking and sweet things as much as I do savoury. In part because recipes have to be that bit more accurate in order to reproduce my results, and also because I much prefer cooking, and coming up for ideas for, savoury dishes. 356 more words