2021 Travels – Return to Matlock and Matlock Bath (Part 1)

Back in April 2019, I visited Matlock and Matlock Bath in the Peak District, Derbyshire for the first time. Two years later, I fancied a return trip, so on Friday 23rd April 2021, I did just that. I wasn't originally going to do a blog post about this trip, but after editing the photos, I … Continue reading 2021 Travels – Return to Matlock and Matlock Bath (Part 1)

2021 Travels – Scalpcliffe Woods, Stapenhill

One of the local places in Burton on Trent (Stapenhill, to be exact) on my long list of places to visit was Scalpcliffe Woods, a nature reserve located near Stapenhill Cemetery. So, on the last day of April 2021, I set out on the journey there. I was expecting a nice, leisurely stroll around some … Continue reading 2021 Travels – Scalpcliffe Woods, Stapenhill

Burton on Trent Landmarks #11 – Even More Sculptures

Following on from the popular blog posts looking at artworks and sculptures around Burton upon Trent's Washlands and elsewhere in the town, I present to you the third and possibly final part. The Burton Cooper by James Walter Butler The Burton Cooper is probably the most well-known and one of the oldest pieces of artwork … Continue reading Burton on Trent Landmarks #11 – Even More Sculptures