Family fun day

As we walked through the park today I could not believe how many people there were. To say the place was crowded would be a wild under statement. I thought there must be every family with children from derby had decided to congregate at Markeaton Park. The children’s paddle pool was full of toddlers andContinue reading “Family fun day”

The duck race

It was Fei’s birthday celebration in town. After a gorgeous meal at the Jack Rabbit cafe in Irongate, we walked down to the Riverside to watch the duck race. There was a little market set up, a children’s play area and a fundraiser for the Society of the blind. Some companies had sponsored plastic ducksContinue reading “The duck race”

Winter snow finally arrives …

Were you caught out in the snow yesterday?  I wasn’t supposed to be in Derby, but our travel plans had completely gone out the window.  Its not too unusual.  Lately, we make plans but then change them at the last moment. Anyway, getting back to the snow.  In the end, we decided to walk intoContinue reading “Winter snow finally arrives …”

Alice goes for a power walk

I didn’t take any photos today, we had a short walk, but it was raining and cloudy.  These photos are from my lunch time stroll through to Darley Abbey park last Friday.  I’ve only now had the chance to finish going through these and shrinking them in size so they can be uploaded to thisContinue reading “Alice goes for a power walk”