Walking In Derbyshire

Walk Derbyshire – An Amble through Ashover

Set alongside the River Amber is the picturesque village of Ashover. Quaint cottages, stone houses and old pubs fill this favourite Derbyshire village of mine. It may take you a while to drive through the village as it is so pretty, with many cute cottages for you to stop and admire.  Ashover has a truly […]

Lost Houses in Derbyshire

The Lost Houses of Derbyshire – Rose Hill, Chesterfield

by Maxwell Craven The publication in 2019 of Chesterfield Streets and Houses by Philip Riden and Chris Leteve throws much fascinating and detailed light on the history of the built environment of Chesterfield, although is a little light on architectural history and evaluation. Yet, when it comes to the early history of Rose Hill, a […]

Female Products - Tried & Tested

The Beauty Report with Virtue

All virtue products are free of parabens, sulfates, pthalates, colors, and dyes, and are safe for color treated hair. Gluten free. Cruelty free. Vegan. FULLShampoo £15 &Conditioner £16 Fine, thin hair struggles to hold style. It suffers from breakage, appearing limp and lackluster. Virtue Full products dissolve excess oil and residue, then plump each strand […]

Restaurant Reviews - Derbyshire

Dining Out – The White Horse at Woolley Moor

Set in what can only be described as the most stunning Derbyshire scenery, with rolling hills and verdant grasslands, The White Horse with rooms combines all this with excellent food. Owned for the last 17 years by David and Melanie, they have gradually developed this lovely old Inn into, in my opinion, one of the best relaxed […]

Celebrity Interviews

Celebrity Interview – Radio Derby’s Ian Skye

Few things in this rapidly changing technological world stay the same, especially in broadcasting where bosses are always trying to attract more and sometimes younger listeners.  But there’s one constant for those who listen to BBC Radio Derby: the knowledgeable yet jovial voice of Ian Skye who’s been educating, informing and entertaining listeners for the […]