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The High Peak Bookstore

“Can I come?” I would ask when my Dad announced he was going to ‘Foggy’ Bagshaws to pick up a part for his car. Moving forward half a century, it’s quite a bizarre feeling to be sitting in the High Peak Bookstore (formerly Bagshaws Garage) at Brierlow Bar on the Ashbourne to Buxton Road talking […]

Dining at Viva Restaurant

There’s something about Viva, a family run, glamorous Italian restaurant, situated in the heart of Matlock, you really do feel so welcome when you arrive. Call me old fashioned, but I find it comforting to see families with young children, parents, grandparents, friends etc all sitting together enjoying excellent food while merrily chatting away. I […]

Dining at the Marquis of Ormonde

On a balmy Friday evening, after work we drove up to the Marquis of Ormonde on Denby Lane in Codnor and parked up in the car park.  Although I had never been before, I had often considered a visit on recommendations from friends.  When the opportunity arose to visit for Country Images, I jumped at […]