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Pinterest and Me

May 10, 2013

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I'm pretty sure most of you probably know about Pinterest, spend a lot of time on Pinterest, heck...probably arrived here by Pinterest. Most of our readers find us that way.

We’ve Published!

April 7, 2011

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For the first time I feel justified in putting an exclamation mark in the title of a post, because we have now published the first edition of our magazine! “etc.” magazine is full of articles about Derbyshire people and places, food, destinations and events. It is all put together by Deb and myself so it […]

Katie’s Cupcake Tower

January 17, 2011

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On 1st December 2010 my very special friend, Katie was 40 years old. A magical masquerade ball was planned at Shottle Hall. Unfortunately due to the massive amount of snow we had in early December the party was postponed. Boo! Not to worry though as it was rescheduled to January and even more people could […]

Kenwood vs KitchenAid

December 2, 2010

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Here I sit, snowed in for another day. For the last month Amazon has sent me daily special offers for ‘Stand Mixers’. I find this surprising as not only did I buy my stand mixer several weeks ago, but I bought it via Amazon. I am not going to buy another. They are not cheap […]

Grate new fire

November 11, 2010

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Since we moved in the fire in the living room has mainly been held together with jubilee clips and hope. When the shaped fire bricks fell out of the back it was time to get it sorted properly. I took what was left of the cast iron fire grate to a local blacksmith to see if […]

Carnival 2010

July 14, 2010

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Saturday 10th July was the date of 2010’s Ambergate Carnival. I was not on the committee this year having been involved in fundraising and events for Carnivals 2008 and 2009. Luckily this meant I had chance to enjoy the Circus themed day and take a few photos. The parade included juggling clowns, the colourful marching band, the […]

Chatsworth House

May 1, 2010

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Deb from Fabulous Places and I visited Chatsworth House Gardens this week. It was quite a rainy old day but we were lucky and managed to dodge most of the showers. Here is a slide show of some of my photographs: