OK, let’s start with an easy one. It’s less than six miles, fairly flat and a doddle to negotiate. Ogston Reservoir is nestled in the Amber Valley – not the borough (it’s actually in North East Derbyshire) but the valley of the river which was dammed in 1958. 894 more words
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In England October 18 is St. Luke’s Day, a day to commemorate Luke, the patron saint of artists, physicians, bachelors, surgeons, students and butchers.
October 18 is also Whip Dog Day, an old ritual in which local boys ganged together to round up and literally whip any unfortunate dog they happen to find on the streets. 300 more words