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The Devil's Arse

Queen Victoria may not have been amused by the local name for the cavern, but it seems a perfect description of the place in many ways. 822 more words


A Quest for Mr Darcy - Chapter Forty Three

The blurb for this story can be found here.

Chapter Forty Three

The Colonel’s interest was clearly roused, and he drew Darcy over to the opposite side of the hall to where the ladies had gathered. 3,937 more words


Into the Distance

Taken yesterday.

I love the layers of this landscape: the way it repays closer scrutiny. The shadows, the tree, the puddles. The road; the obvious. Moving out into the open. 57 more words


Blog Post 4 - A Series of Old Pics! #4 Lumsdale Waterfall & ND Filter Talk

Lumsdale Valley is a little place in Matlock, Derbyshire that has a series of hidden waterfalls, which are great for experimenting with long exposures to capture the movement of the water. 238 more words


Top Tips for Walking in the Peaks

One of Sheffield’s biggest attractions is its close proximity to the Peak District. Few other major industrial cities have such glorious, verdant countryside right on their doorsteps. 553 more words

Student Blogs

A Mystery Solved!

Last week, on our visit to Carsington Water, I took some photos of a Redshank and another, unknown, wader. That’s not the real mystery; I’m used to getting confused with waders. 138 more words

Bird Watching

Difference as defined by meringue

There’s nothing like a holiday to make you think about where you live. I recently visited the Languedoc region of France stopping in a gite. I’ve realised that what I enjoy about France in general is the nothingness of it: the pace of life and the ‘retirement feel’. 1,018 more words