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Travel Blogs from Hope Valley
Arranged to have a cup of tea with my Aunty Dorothy who is an octogenarian and her partner Eric who is a nonagenarian. Now before thinking I have the longevity genes, Dorothy is not a blood relative. My Aunty Marion who is my mothers sister reached her early 80s so I live in hope that I will still be able to annoy my darling wife for another 30 years. Derby ...
... with original bakewell pie and tarts, sat down to a pot of tea and tart plus I had a homemade chicken and mushroom pie. Delicious. Time had got away so back to Southwell with Chatsworth left for another day. The Derby pronunciation discussion recommenced! She said: voting is now open on the pronunciation of Derby. I also have the last ...
- Drove from Wetherby to Edwinstowe via Doncaster
- Did 5 walks, mainly in the woods
- Visited Sherwood Forest
By the campfire at night where the wild dingoes call
But there's nothing more lonesome, morbid or drear
Than to walk down the path of the woods with no ...
The busy month of fun and visiting continued with a trip
to Manchester. We saw a couple of months ago that there was a charity football
game being played at Old Trafford with Robbie Williams as the captain of 'Team
UK' and other stars such as Mark Owen, Gordon Ramsey, and many retired
footballers. So we decided to get tickets and go. We figured it was a good
opportunity to go to an English football game in one of the most famous
... via the tidal River Trent but also because it's extremely quiet and a dead end. There is work in progress to continue renovating the canal for a further few miles towards Chestefield, and the long-term vision of the enthusiastic Chesterfield Canal Trust is to connect the Chesterfield to the main canal system at Rotherham. A huge amount of impressive work has already been done here and it's a beautiful canal setting so we wish them well in fulfilling their aim.