Monthly Archives: July 2012

Random Food of the Day

A giant bacon and mushroom roll slathered with mustard and brown sauce. For perspective, the foil sheet under it is 12 inches wide. Advertisements

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Clear English

There are many places where the odd use of the English language on an ice maker wouldn’t raise my attention… but it is a bit surprising to find it in a hotel in England.

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Olympic brush-over

England has done an amazing job of generating enthusiam for (or at least awareness of) the Olympics throughout the country. There are no events being held near Derby, but somehow a range of banners and signs have popped up all … Continue reading

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Meandering the Midlands

Sometimes finding the footpath while walking in England can be a challenge – not so with this one in the Peak District of Derbyshire

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Random Food of the Day

An unidentified complimentary dessert following a curry dinner

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Derby rooftops

A break in the rain yields the freshly washed rooftops of Derby’s cathedral district.

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From Garden to Table

It’s nice to return home from a trip and find that the garden has been carrying on without you – particularly when someone else has been tending it in your absence. My first harvest: a pair of turnips, just right … Continue reading

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