Absinthe and Lace Champagne Supper Club…

Absinthe and Lace Champagne Supper Club, the words are decadent and lavish, conjuring images of indulgent times long past, as soon as we’d read them, Lady Metal and I knew it was just the thing for us. Continue reading “Absinthe and Lace Champagne Supper Club…”

A walk in the woods……

We’re so lucky living in the shire to be surrounded by such natural beauty and historic grace, it’s no wonder so many film and television productions choose the area for their perfect set location. One fine September day we set off to find ‘Crickley Hall’ the terrifying and oppressing property, that was the lynch pin setting, in a recent BBC adaptation of James Herbert’s ghostly novel, The secret of Crickley Hall. Continue reading “A walk in the woods……”

Supper in St Moritz…….

Drinks and nibbles in St Moritz, sadly not the Swiss Resort but as close as you’d come to it in an English country town. Located in Buxton and situated in the area known as Cavendish Circus, this adorable little restaurant transports you to a vintage alpine ski lodge. Continue reading “Supper in St Moritz…….”

Taking time to write……..

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. The VR embellishment on the front stands for Victoria Regina, reigning monarch at the time of instillation.

– Lady Sky
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