Peveril of the Peak Hotel
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- High-speed internet in room
- Babysitting service
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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Yesterday Avery and I took a bus to the nearby Chatsworth mansion, home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire. It is extremely ritzy and has roughly one million rooms and had just been decorated for the Christmas season. Many dukes have come and gone and made changes to the house and ...
... polish beer (shout-out to the ancestors!).
The following weekend Avery and I met up with some of her classmates to stop by the 41st annual Steel City Beer and Cider Festival at the nearby Kelham Island Museum. (Note: Sheffield used to be a huge steel manufacturer and most of it was produced in Kelham Island). There was even a live band (of the brass and horns variety) that played the Jurassic Park theme song. Weird, but awesome.
Lastly, we attended a festival ...
... and wet as well as dark, nothing like the jails today. It goes on to the court yard where the hangings took place and then also through those that were sentenced to life transfer to Australia. Finishing the day with a late lunch, early dinner just down the road at Jamie's Italian restaurant. Haven't been to one yet and it was so good. Walking back in almost dark to the hotel and a nice couple of drinks at the ...
... my return.
Back to reality in the central library, it's interesting to see how people in Sheffield are coping with the technological revolution. There's a steady stream of people, probably with no computer access at home, coming here to use the internet. Some of them ask the staff to assist them with various things. Can't help thinking about how lucky I've been over the years and all the help I've received to turn me into if not ...
... mildly entertaining incidents including me accidentally terrifying an old Irish woman in Coventry last night when I turned up on her doorstep wearing a hoodie, carrying a large metal trunk large enough to hold a body. It turned out to be a, not rare, mistake by a sat nav which now seems to have resorted to guessing at directions and was compunded by her hearing problems. Anyway, I'm sure she's laughing about it ...