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Walking The Erewash

A comment from a reader who had walked my ‘Up the Nottingham and down the Erewash’ canal walk published in Images May edition, drew my attention to the fact that it is possible to expand May’s walk as a figure-of-eight, starting and finishing at the same place near Ilkeston; namely the sports ground opposite the […]

Wingerworth Hall

The late Dr Andor Gomme, emeritus Professor of English at the University of Keele (set in a park created by William Emes of Bowbridge Fields, Mackworth) was a notable architectural historian, who tragically died some years ago. Ever since I first met him in the 1980s, I was much taken by his enthusiasm and verve, […]