Of Roman Ghosts and Bloody Battles…..

One of our New Year’s resolutions was to make more time for exploring the beautiful area in which we live. Being here all the time, it’s easy to get so used to the fantastic views and varied wildlife of the Peak District that we just…

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First signs of spring…

Phew! After a three week painting frenzy, the cottage is all redecorated and looking lovely, ready for the new season. The spring bulbs are popping up in the garden, the primulas are in full bloom and we’ve renewed the slate chippings on the patio. The…

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