Tag Archives: Derbyshire

Tales on the riverbank…

“Have you ever wondered if you could actually walk on water?” Almost the first glimpse of the river looked as if a pathway through the grass continued, uninterrupted across the water, which might have explained the odd musing as we … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Stretch… Stuart France

* “So, how long is a stretch?” “Long as a piece of string, I guess.” “Sorry, that’s the wrong question.” “And the correct question is?” “Give me a second, okay, got it. How old is a stretch?” “You may need to elaborate.” … Continue reading

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Thor’s Cave III… Stuart France

* “All this cave hopping,” said Butch. * * “I know, it’s good isn’t it,” laughed Serafina. * * “All this cave hopping makes the Old World New again.” Continue reading here

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Thor’s Cave II… Stuart France

* * Before oracular heads were buried in hills… * * They were kept in caves where they could be petitioned by the populace… * Continue reading here

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Thor’s Cave… Stuart France

* Had there been any doubt about where we were going next… Which there wasn’t. * * For once, our destination proved quite easy to get to. A car park was suggested by the guidebook and in the car park … Continue reading

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A walk on the wild side…

We could see the back of our destination from the graveyard. To be fair, we’d had no intention of visiting a graveyard…not this time at least. We had sort of hoped the local church was attached to it, but no … Continue reading

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