Monthly Archives: December 2013

Narnia at Chatsworth


Originally posted on joy loves travel:
The day before Christmas Eve we ventured out to Derbyshire to visit Chatsworth House, known as the “Palace of the Peaks”, arguably England’s most handsome country house and ancestral home of the Dukes of…

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Your reckless abuse of the Oxford comma is furthering the demise of the English language


Originally posted on Squirrel Thoughts:
Oxford comma-nistas around the world are having a heyday over a recent push alert sent by Sky News, which they believe is the end-all, be-all argument in favor of their precious punctuation mark. Now, let’s…

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Beyonce: Entertainer or Artist? (And Why Does It Matter?)


Originally posted on Velociriot!:
TW: racism, sexism Since BeyoncĂ© Knowles-Carter’s surprise album release last week, she’s been the focus of a lot of conversations in my life. Judging by my Facebook feed, she’s been the focus of many others’ conversations,…

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I don’t mind the generation gap


I have seen a few letters in our local newspaper recently from older people condemning the perceived rudeness and lack of consideration of our young people. ‘Twas ever thus and I suspect ’twill ever be but I doubt there is … Continue reading

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CW Sellors win Retail Excellence award


Originally posted on C W Sellors:
Family business, CW Sellors Fine Jewellery, are delighted to announce they have won the Retail Excellence category in the Midlands Family Business Awards. This is the first year the category has been introduced into…

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When Lewis Rose To The Christmas Challenge


“Now Lewis” said Santa as they walked to the sleigh “Are you certain your planning is ready today?” Good question indeed for with gifts far and wide One tiny mistake and there’s nowhere to hide. But Lewis insisted, as they … Continue reading

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Ashbourne Sunset


There have been some cracking sunsets lately.

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