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Favourite NT sites

Whether at a weekend or during the school holidays, we often find time to visit at a National Trust garden or property as there is always something to see and do. 746 more words


Walking through the woods

Winter is coming

The last few days of Autumn have felt like winter yet the first day of Winter was in comparison quite mild.   One of the joys of living in this part of England is that we can look forward to only a few days of really bad winter weather before returning to normality which doesn’t even involve nightly frosts.   104 more words


Mountain Bike Night Riding

One thing I’ve always loved about mountain biking is getting out on an evening ride after a long day at work.  However, come autumn when the nights draw in, evening rides always become an elusive beast and I wait with baited breath for mid-late March when, once more, the nights are light enough to squeeze in a short ride after work. 708 more words


2016 and all that!

A time for reflection at the end of our first year of providing Wedding Car Hire to Brides & Grooms in the East Midlands.

I want to say that it’s gone better than expected, but as we didn’t know what to expect, that wouldn’t make sense. 696 more words

London Taxi

A Quest for Mr Darcy - Chapter Twenty Four

The blurb for this story can be found here, along with all previous Chapters.

Chapter Twenty Four

The following morning saw sufficient improvement in Jane’s health for her to join her father and sister at the breakfast table, and though her appetite remained poor, she did manage to eat a little bread spread with one of Cook’s homemade preserves. 2,961 more words


This Is the Alt Right

We can only hope that Spencer ruined this “brand.”

Some readers may wonder what posts about politics and “movement” stupidities have to do with the ostensible focus of his blog – EGI.   270 more words


Mystery - Stuart France #writephoto...


“You’ll know it,” he said, “by the stone stairs and the hawk’s head over the lintel.”

I was expecting a carving, or a painting, or possibly even, an offering, not half a cliff-face… 35 more words

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