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A Monster, a gingerbread man & dolphins

Hi it’s Radley here again. Thankfully after my traumatic time I can say that the last week or two have been a bit better.  

I did have one scare though, the noisy monster that goes around sucking things up nearly took my tail. 439 more words

High Peak Trail and Derbyshire Rocks

We joined the latest craze and hid these little beauties today, along the High Peak Trail.

Three happy boys finding hiding places and hoping their painted rocks bring a smile to someone’s face. 10 more words


Cromford Canal

The week before the late May bank holiday was glorious – hot, sunny and perfect for getting outside. Except I was in the office all week… so on the Saturday I decided to enjoy the last of the sunshine by walking along the Cromford Canal from Whatstandwell to Cromford. 81 more words

Beautiful Places

Day 1 - Circular Walk along Cromford Canal (30 Days Wild)

The day dawned wet and grey. It’s the first time I’ve had to turn the lights on at 5.30 a.m. for a while. The clouds hung heavy in the sky, cushioning the edges of the day with an insipid, bleak ambience. 363 more words


Pond Life

My short story Pond Life is featured as a guest post on Helen Day’s fascinating Old Ladybird Books blog.  Helen has made great use of the illustrations from the Ladybird book of the same title, but I will confine myself below to the cover, after which you can read the full text of the story. 2,238 more words