Into nerdy things, metal detecting, magnet fishing, bottle digging, walking, birdwatching, cycling, rock painting, photography, urbexing, upcycling, geocaching.
September 3, 2018
Tree Tuesday - For the Love of Trees
I love trees, big trees, little trees, dead trees, lone trees ... all the shebang. Apparently, I'm a dendrophile: A person who loves trees. Especially, against a nice blue sky. There are wonderful benefits
A Walk to the Old Mill on the Chatsworth Estate, Derbyshire
The Chatsworth Estate is one of my favourite places in my area. It covers 35,000 acres so you can visit it many times for walks. This time we concentrated on visiting the old derelict mill beside the river
Colorchallenge - Monday Red
In 1970, a small group of steam engine enthusiasts came together in the village of Cromford, Derbyshire. This small gathering grew into what is now known today as the very popular, Cromford Steam Rally.
A Walk to the Flagstone Bridge, Ashover, Derbyshire
One of my favourite villages in my county is Ashover. It has a real calm vibe to it and a strong sense of community spirit. We found quite a few footpaths in the village, so we decided to take pot luck
Cinnamon Cup Coffee
Cinnamon Cup Coffee - Longshaw Estate, Derbyshire
We popped into the Longshaw Estate which is an area of moors, woods and farmland in the Peak District in Derbyshire. I started the day off with a cappuccino with oat milk, cream scones and blackcurrant
Caturday Cat Sitting
I've been looking after my cousin's cat for many years. He's an older gentleman now. He's a rescue cat. Someone found him wandering the streets and was adopted by my cousin and her husband. He's been asleep
A Walk on the Stockley Trail, Derbyshire
As I've got older, I've returned to some hobbies that I used to do as a youngster, except climbing trees! I don't think it's advisable at my age. One of my hobbies is walking, coupled up with photography.
Shopping for a Birthday Present and a Quick Geocache
My brother usually reminds me when it's his partner's birthday. Sometimes, he does it a little too late in the day, like 2 weeks after the event! I also forget. Anyway, he's given me a full 4 days heads
Colorchallenge - A Thursday Green Walk
After a very hot spell, we finally had a lot of rain with some thunder and lightning thrown in. It was very welcome! We decided to take advantage of the cooler weather and go for a walk. Is there anyone
Wednesday Walk around the Wild Flower Field
A couple of years ago, a local farmer planted a strip of wild flowers along the edge of his field. The flowers are sown every year and are a mix of corn flower, corn marigold, corn poppy and many more.