Tag Archives: Pachacuti

Ashbourne bunting saved by Ashbourne!


The bunting fundraising has continued to demonstrate that, with a clearly defined target, and with a local issue, Ashbourne folk and businesses dig deep. The original target of £5000 has been smashed and so in our virtual journey around the … Continue reading

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April 24th – Fashion Revolution Day


On April 24th, around the world, people will be looking closely at their clothing thanks to our very own Carry Somers, owner of Pachacuti. This is something which is accessible to all of us. It’s not often that we look … Continue reading

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eAshbourne: The Gateway to…the internet


The Ashbourne News Telegraph carried the news this week of an innovative project to bring the Town’s history to life by dotting landmarks with bar codes. The QR codes will allow smartphone users to scan the code and get an … Continue reading

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What’s the deal with Fairtrade Towns?


The welcome signs to Ashbourne proclaim that it is a FairTrade town. It is something I’ve never even thought about before and subconsciously I’ve responded in my head with “Who isn’t” or “So what”. In fact, the Fair Trade designation … Continue reading

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An appreciation of Summer in Ashbourne


Yesterday morning I woke up and looked out on my world and just thought how lucky I am. The sun was shining and highlighting flowers and leaves while the trees cast a cool dappled shadow on the grass. I sat … Continue reading

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Try Ashbourne First for Father’s Day


Seeking inspiration for the special gift for ~Father’s Day (16th June)? Here’s a showcase of the variety Ashbourne has to offer. Another reason to Try Ashbourne First 1. Bennett’s On the top floor at the Bennett’s store are a couple … Continue reading

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TryAshbourneOnlineSecond – #ashbourne on the world stage


So far TryAshbourneFirst has been about Ashbourne’s High Street. I’ve also written many times about Ashbourne’s markets and their importance to the town. In a week when Carry Somers is spreading the work about Pachacuti at the Chelsea Flower Show … Continue reading

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