Derelict Beauty in Stoke-on-Trent

I've written previously about my love of derelict buildings, finding the beauty in the unexpected. Sadly, Stoke-on-Trent has a lot of derelict spaces, but they still emanate such beauty that makes me stop in my tracks to photograph them. I've recently been discovering more of Longton, where there are wonderful places such as the Shala … Continue reading Derelict Beauty in Stoke-on-Trent

Chatsworth Christmas Market and the first mulled wine of the season!

I visited Chatsworth House to the Christmas markets with friends at the weekend and sampled my first mulled wine of the season and soaked in all the fesitivites. There was music, food, crafts and just the right amount of hustle and bustle! The only downside is the car parking cost (£20.00 on a weekend per … Continue reading Chatsworth Christmas Market and the first mulled wine of the season!

National Trust: Tatton Park Gardens

I visited Tatton Park in Cheshire back in the Winter time after discovering there was a fernery (I just adore ferns!), but unfortunately on the day we visited maintenance works were being carried out and so we couldn’t see the fernery. And so, fresh with National Trust Memberships*, we returned recently and finally got to … Continue reading National Trust: Tatton Park Gardens