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Half a Dozen Boys

Tyre swings. Fishing for tiddlers. Sausages on the BBQ. Swinging in the hammock. Paddling in the stream. Mudbathing. Friends.


Picture post: Christians pray at shale sites

Christians went on an anti-fracking road trip of the East Midlands to meet and pray with communities facing exploration for shale gas. 240 more words


Playing in the heather...

Until you come over the hill above Bakewell, there is no sign of it at all, but then, if you are lucky and the sun is out…and it is the right time of year… there is a dull streak of colour on the farthest horizon. 177 more words


Hassop Station, nr Bakewell

So today I made the classic holiday error of planning an excursion believing it to be Tuesday when, in fact, it has been Monday all day long! 285 more words


Thorpe Cloud

Thorpe Cloud is one of Derbyshire’s treasures. Lying between Thorpe and Ilam, the isolated giant looks proudly over the Peak District and is visible for miles around. 314 more words

Get decor inspiration from Chatsworth House

The other weekend I finally got myself into gear and went to Chatsworth House for a look around. In the past I’ve walked around the grounds and gardens but had never been inside the House, which is a bit shameful as it’s my local stately home, everyone should have one don’t you think. 456 more words

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