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The day of the Carnival. Not a non-white face in sight in the soup of countrified, rural, middle class, smugness. In a marquee the noise was ramping up to a point where people next to me had to strain their throats just to tell each other about how lucky we’d been with the weather. 628 more words

Remembering Jane Austen

Jane Austen has more than once said in her novels that there is “no finer county in England than Derbyshire “. I am very sure she would have used these landscapes for inspiration. 458 more words

Life Stories

"What is one to say about June...

… the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise
of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade.”
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Kedleston Hall

Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire 29th May 2017

It was a bank holiday, of course the weather was horrendous!

Beautiful Places

VARIOUS ARTISTS INDIETRACKS FESTIVAL - " Compilation " Midland Railway Butterley 28th-30th July 2017

This is the official compilation of artists playing the Indietracks Festival in Derbyshire (UK) on 28th-30th July 2017.

IndietracksĀ is a celebration of independent, creative and DIY pop music. 275 more words


Lumsdale Falls

Lumsdale Falls near Matlock, Derbyshire.


Attempted 300km in the Peak District

It was really, really hot. 30 degrees, very exposed and with a lot of climbing, I had to call it quits after riding my slowest 100 miles ever. 100 more words