The Ladies Take On The Cottage at Wensley


A little adventure goes a long way…especially when it involves prosecco, pizza, frank conversations and a sleepover.

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The Woman in Black – PW Productions Ltd

The Woman in Black is now showing at the beautiful Buxton Opera House. Get ready to be thrilled, scared and wowed, by performance, storytelling and surroundings.  Continue reading “The Woman in Black – PW Productions Ltd”

Hare Hill, a National Trust hidden jewel.

What better way to spend a sunny spring day than enjoying the delights of a traditional woodland garden. Hare Hill at Over Alderley Edge, Cheshire, is a National Trust garden and woodland open most days (check for exclusions).  Continue reading “Hare Hill, a National Trust hidden jewel.”

Review, Talking Scarlet – Stone Cold Murder

STONE COLD MURDER By James Cawood, Starring Nick Barclay and Freya Copeland.

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Review, The Ghost Train, a Comedy thriller by Arnold Ridley

The Ghost Train, by Arnold Ridley Directed by Patric Kearns and designed by Geoff Gilder, a Talking Scarlet production.

THE CONCEPT: Two newlyweds, an estranged couple, a self-indulgent young dandy and an elderly spinster with a parrot are stranded in the waiting room of an isolated railway station on a dark and stormy night. The group of travellers react with varying degrees of credulity to the station master’s warning of death to anyone who sets eyes on the ghostly train that haunts the line.

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Underground and Overwhelmed, The Bascilica Cistern.

During our visit to Istanbul Lady Tiger Lilly and I took a tour of the Basilica Cistern. This marvel of ancient engineering was constructed during the 3rd and 4th centuries by the Emperor Constantine Continue reading “Underground and Overwhelmed, The Bascilica Cistern.”

Grazing in the Grotto

In need of some festive bonhomie and some hearty fare Lady Tiger Lilly and I paid a visit to The Hanging Gate Public House near Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire. Continue reading “Grazing in the Grotto”