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in the pink

As the weather starts to cool down I am thoroughly enjoying some late season colour in the garden.  I love all shades of pink and, perhaps unsurprisingly, that’s what I have! 249 more words


Cycling the Monsal Trail

This weekend we headed out to cycle the Monsal Trail in the Peak District.

We decided to start near Bakewell, as we could hire bikes at Hassop Station. 337 more words


Buxton/Lervig Breweries - Trolltunga

Sour IPA • 6.3 % ABV • England/Norway

With my next mixed Brewdog case on its way through the postal system, I thought it would be a good idea to work through whats been hanging around since the last box. 276 more words


The Lemon Chip Cookies of The Inn on Pamlico Sound

Our recent vacation seems like a whirlwind.  We quickly traveled through the Outer Banks in a quest to see all the lighthouses in North Carolina.  One thing I know for sure, I want to go back and when I go back, I want to stay at… 407 more words

Buxton's Orchestra Days

Ian Gregory, volunteer archivist at Buxton Museum, gives us some insight into another of the lesser-known collections he’s been working on:

For the last two weeks, I have been editing images of programmes for The Spa Orchestra of Buxton. 174 more words

Buxton Museum And Art Gallery

A Letter from Buxton's Spa Heyday

Buxton Museum is grateful to Derek Brown for donating this letter written by his grandfather James. The letter is undated but it concerns taking the spa treatments of Buxton so we estimate its age to be somewhere between 1880 and 1920. 261 more words

Buxton Museum And Art Gallery

so the garden grows

It has taken me a good number of days to settle back to life in Buxton.  After the glorious clear skies of Cornwall, the low-hanging fog that lingers over the Pennines makes the whole place seem a little cold and uninspiring.   259 more words