Summer Solstice, Midsummer’s Day, Litha.

Whatever your chosen name, the longest day of the year has a certain resonance. With over 16 hours of daylight, it has traditionally been widely celebrated.

At Stonehenge, a sacred prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, people gather from all walks of life to observe the sunset and sunrise on the longest day. Walking in the footsteps of their ancestors, in this ancient place of worship and celebration. Continue reading “Summer Solstice, Midsummer’s Day, Litha.”

The Shivering Mountain.

Mam Tor, locally known as the Shivering Mountain, is a 517 m (1,696 ft.) hill near Castleton in Derbyshire. Its name means Mother Hill, so called, as frequent landslips throughout the ages, created a number of mini hills at its base. Continue reading “The Shivering Mountain.”

Review: A Judgement in Stone.

Awkward, apparently unassuming and seemingly timid, Eunice Parchman enters the home of the Coverdale family in the role as their housekeeper. However Eunice has a secret, a secret she’s managed to keep for years, a secret that when discovered, sets off a chain of events that ultimately leads to a Valentine’s Day bloodbath. Continue reading “Review: A Judgement in Stone.”

The Circus of Horrors; The Never Ending Nightmare, at Buxton Opera House

The Circus of Horrors celebrates its 21st Anniversary as it takes to the road with its latest incarnation ‘ The Neverending Nightmare’

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The Sound of Murder at Buxton Opera House

The Sound of Murder….. By William Fairchild
 Another brilliant  drama from Talking Scarlett that keeps you guessing right until the end.
The story revolves around Charles and Anne Norbury( Marcus Hutton & Corrinne Wicks). Anne is desperate to divorce Charles to marry her lover Peter( Ben Roddy) but Charles refuses as it would damage his reputation as a childrens author.

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Easy Artisan Chocolate.

If you’ve been inspired by the likes of Nigella or Kirstie and fancy giving some indulgent and bespoke gifts this year.  Look no further, these luxury, artisan chocolates are deceptively easy to make. They look expensive, yet cost realativly little to produce. Continue reading “Easy Artisan Chocolate.”