Tag Archives: village life

The odd couple

They came from… well, we never did find out where. Their history remains a mystery, but everyone agreed that Percy and his lady were an odd couple to move into the village. He was a handsome specimen, always dressed in … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog – Snowtime!

Seeing as it had snowed and it doesn’t happen very often here, I made her take me out for a walk. I didn’t have to try very hard, I have to say…for once, she seemed as eager as me to … Continue reading

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A day in the Dark Peak – war and peace in Hathersage

The first record of a vicar at the church of St Michael and All Angels’ is mentioned in the list of incumbents that goes back to 1281, a hundred years before the building of the current structure was begun, though … Continue reading

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Squeals on wheels – again

With the utmost delight, I can report that I have my wheels back on the road and my thanks go out to the universe and all concerned for that… Sounds melodramatic? If I say that I live in a small … Continue reading

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