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It is getting that time of year when one starts to dream of partridges, grouse, pigeon and game chips, yes game chips.

There is nothing like going away for a few days with ones brothers shooting.

A Daydreamy Kind of Morning

It’s so foggy out here in the country this morning. It’s making me daydream of rolling English hills where there’s castles and moors and things hiding in the shadows. 322 more words



“30 days has September” or so the rhyme goes….and I do wish there could be many more as it really has been a… 49 more words


Bath, England

View of River Avon in Bath, England

The Avon. In Celtic, the word “avon” meant “river,” and as a result, there are quite a few “River Avons” in the UK. 239 more words


Another side of Calke...

Calke Abbey
Over the years I have shared many visits to this great Country Estate and Parkland in Derbyshire. We have visited the House (or Abbey as it is known), explored the Walled Gardens and tramped the woodlands and ancient Parkland with its Deer. 210 more words


In Search of Autumn.....well, if one must!

We headed to Calke Woods in South Derbyshire, not really in search of autumn colours but for a September walk in woodland where we can normally find fungi. 272 more words


Just one day left to vote..

There is now just one day left in which to vote for the best ‘People’ photograph in the latest Digital Lightroom photography Competition.  Photographer David Penprase judged the initial round and gave us 12 shorlisted photographs.  69 more words