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8 Things we Learnt from our Pop up Museum

Whilst Buxton Museum and Art Gallery is closed for refurbishment, the staff have taken the opportunity to do something unusual. Equipped with a rather swanky gazebo and an assortment of artefacts, we have braved the single-figure temperatures and taken our “pop-up museum” out into the landscape. 608 more words


London/England - A Few of the Kids' Favorite Moments

And here are some of the children’s favorite moments during this trip…

Animal Love
Feeding the squirrel in St. James Park, the ducks and pigeons in Bourton-on-the-Water (Cotswolds), and the guinea pig at our friends’ house. 502 more words

Family Vacation

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


England: Peak District - Ilam and Dovedale walk

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


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