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Derbyshire wanderings

With holiday to use up, mainly due to poor planning on my part, I visited relatives in Derbyshire last week and had the chance for a wander through Dovedale, in the Peak District. 1,193 more words


WiRE Ladies

Here’s an insight to just one of the many things I get up to when I tell my customers & friends that I’m meeting the WiRE (Women in Rural Enterprise) ladies! 201 more words


Tips 'n trips: England - Peak District walk (Ilam & Dovedale)

Last week I told you about our first walk in the beautiful English Peak District (which you can read here). Guess what… today it’s all about the¬†second walk we did whilst on holiday in the Peak District last year in April! 423 more words

Tips 'n Trips

Theme book - Part 2 - ideas and thoughts

Further to my first blog on my theme book I was able to explore some ideas with raw edge applique in Part 3 (Project 4, Stage 3) using this mixed media painting – it was based on a photograph I took in a nearby country park (Elvaston Castle, Derbyshire). 1,470 more words


I think this walk is a classic! This is the one that me and my partner always go to when we want to get out into the fresh air, it’s ridiculously popular at certain points of the year and almost everyone I know in Derbyshire has done it. 347 more words

Stepping Stones of Dovedale

The River Dove runs through the heart of the Peak District supplying some beautiful scenery and chances for adventure. After eventually finding the well signposted car park (my direction skills aren’t to useful) we pay the attendant ¬£3 and get on our way. 339 more words


My trip to the Peaks

This weekend I had a lovely and long overdue holiday with my mum.

We drove to Ilam hall, had a delicious lunch of local delicacies such as oat cakes and then headed off with our map, and probably not enough water, on a walk up towards… 689 more words

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