All you need to know about the Ladies… Lady Wordsmith Hello my lovelies! I am a transatlantic entertainment industry veteran who’s met the great and good of stage and screen (no I won’t spill any secrets…….. well maybe the odd one now and again). I adore being in a theatre, particularly the moment the house … [Read more…]
In spring we decided to try and grow some produce, not being overly green fingered (as the remaining house plants can confirm) it was decided that tomatoes, onions, courgettes, peas and potatoes would be the crop of choice, mainly down to my desperate hope that even with some over enthusiasm and even blatant neglect they might … [Read more…]
The Pavilion Gardens Conservatory. An exotic botanical delight. The Grade II listed Conservatory was designed by landscape gardener Edward Milner, the conservatory was first built in 1870, the Pavilion Gardens first opened in 1871. The Grade II listed Conservatory was designed by landscape gardener Edward Milner and moved and moved to its current location to … [Read more…]
Whilst online communication is seen as essential in today’s world, here’s an example of a simpler time. This stunning Victorian Post Box in Buxton has been safely accepting people’s letters and postcards since 1866. The octagonal design by Penfold is rather unusual now and has helped afford the post pox with a Grade II listed status. … [Read more…]
Taking on the Red City, Marrakech. This captivating ancient citadel is a heady mix of history and tradition, blended with the ultra modern. Tour the souks for silks and spices, try local delicacies in the medina, visit the tombs and palace ruins whilst allowing yourself to be transported through time, Marrakech is magical.