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Sunday Sevens // 26 2015

It’s that time of year when the days are flying by, and what warm and sticky days they’ve been this week.

Sunday Sevens is a weekly blog series which gives a general overview of the minutiae that can make up an individual week. 398 more words

Packhorse Bridge, River Goyt

The first of nine days of residentials for 12-13 year olds in the Buxton area of Derbyshire. A different area to explore. Came across this quaint little packhorse bridge in the Goyt valley but slightly disappointed to later learn that it only dates from 1965. 61 more words


In the Shadows.....and an Exotic Surprise!

A Crystal White Hosta flower reaches out from the Shadows….

As many of us have mentioned this season has not followed the usual time table or predictable habits. 185 more words


Cut-velvet at Hardwick

In the previous post about the flossy silk hangings at Hardwick Hall I mentioned the Cut-Velvet Bedroom next door. Here are some images of that room, with its cut-velvet bed. 207 more words


Top Agents Unify to Aid Young House Seekers

The UK is currently experiencing a bit of a squeeze when it comes to available housing, an issue widely discussed in the property press these past few months. 265 more words

New Grand Tour is launched

In the 17th and 18th centuries young aristocrats travelled Europe on a cultural grand tour and on their return they shaped the art and architecture of our region. 516 more words


Peakender is Upon Us!

So I passed my National Clinical Coding Qualification, making me officially an Accredited Clinical Coder. Results really couldn’t have come at a better time; tomorrow is Peakender! 164 more words