What’s in a name?

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Chipping Campden, Cotswolds, History, Photography

We are lucky enough to live in Chipping Campden, a Cotswold town with captivating architecture, charismatic locations, an engaging community and a rich history. It’s a town I’m proud to call home (even if we have lived here only 18 years) and a place that “lends” itself to being photographed, as so many welcome visitors will testify. To learn more about the history of this fascinating town, the best place to look is the Chipping Campden History Society  (CCHS)  http://www.chippingcampdenhistory.org.uk/, where it is easy to get engrossed in the background accounts, memoires and images chronicling the evolution of Chipping Campden. […]

Hardwick Hall ~ A memorable place created by an formidable lady

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Derbyshire, History, National Trust, Reviews, Slideshow, Travel

This is my review bit Whenever we are in Derbyshire, notably for the Chatsworth Horse Trials, or to visit some friends who live in this great part of the world, we always try and make sure a visit to Hardwick Hall is on our itinerary. National Trust membership (or being married to someone who works for the Trust 😊 ) provides free entry to Hardwick Hall and all its wonders, including the Old Hall even though is now under the care of English Heritage. We always enjoy our visits to Hardwick as there are so many things to see, and […]