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World Book Day

For World Book Day its fitting that ‪#‎Derbyshire‬ and the ‪#‎Peak‬ District should be celebrated. Jane Austen refers to there being “no finer county in England than Derbyshire”, and features “all the celebrated beauties of  77 more words


(A Walk along White edge and Curbar edge)

A laden sky
Over grit stone edge
A flask to warm
On a high perched ledge. 92 more words


March 5, 1915

Although not for the first time since the start of the war, the March 5, 1915, edition of the Telegraph featured photographs on its pages. A first was a picture of some troops serving overseas, though not servicemen from Ashbourne. 873 more words

At last....Some Warm Spring Colours

Warm Spring Glow of Pink……


O.K. it is an indoor pot plant….but on a cold and not so bright day, it does its best… 44 more words


Derby, Derbyshire (8)

Greenhill Primitive Methodist Church, Derby, Derbyshire.

Photo taken : 25 January 2015

Google map :  https://goo.gl/maps/A0Xui



Wordless Wednesday - Another Favourite Place

Location:  The Weir on the River Wye, Monsal Dale, Derbyshire

4th March

(C) David Oakes 2015


Norman stone at Tissington

There has been a sacred site at Tissington since before recorded history. It goes back to Celtic worship, through the Saxons, and to the Normans. The tower and parts of the church are from this latter period, making them a thousand years old. 686 more words