Product Test – Nourish Naturally with Neal’s Yard Remedies

Spend a little bit of extra time on yourself with some natural products. Wild Rose Body Elixir£30 Blended with organic wild rosehip oil and acai, Wild Rose Body Elixir helps boost your skin’s radiance and hydration. Rich in antioxidants and essential fatty acids, with a balancing blend of organic geranium and patchouli essential oils, it […]

RSPB – Act Swiftly to Save this Incredible Bird

Dining Out – The Curry Lounge, Somercotes

They’re in every town centre and sometimes have the same names; that’s Indian restaurants. Somercotes is no exception. At the side of the parish church, on what remains of the Market Place, is the Curry Lounge; an independent restaurant, owned and skillfully managed by Ukeel. Susan and myself visited the Curry Lounge on a Saturday […]

The National Stone Centre

Travelling back in time a few millenia, Brian Spencer describes what the Peak District looked like when land that became the British Isles was part of a tropical island situated near the Equator. A series of small inter-connected abandoned  limestone quarries off the road to Ashbourne, near the top of the hill marking the boundary […]

Taste Derbyshire – Spotted Calf Cafe

There’s something a bit magical about the Spotted Calf café – the small but perfectly formed off-spring of the Spotted Cow pub at Holbrook.  It’s not just the quality of the coffee – roasted to perfection in the Derbyshire Peaks – or the tanginess of the home-made lemon polenta cake. It’s the cosy, welcoming nature […]