Christmas market

Well, that was a weekend-and-a-half - and we had it as a holiday too. We started on Friday with a trip out to the Christmas market in Matlock, which was very well-organised and laid out, and parking was free after 2pm too, as it is throughout December in the town on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. …

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Northern Rail (***rant alert***)

Tramlines 2015 started on Friday evening in Sheffield, and we had tickets for the whole weekend. We jumped on a train in Dodworth and in just half an hour, and for just £11.60 (apx $18) for both of us return, we were there. We thought that was excellent value, especially when you take into account …

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Derwent Reservoir, 28 February 2015

Last week was the poet's birthday, and we kicked it off on Wednesday evening with a run out to the pictures. We went to the Vue cinema at Meadowhall to watch Jupiter Ascending ... well, actually, we were going to see Kingsman: The Secret Service, but we couldn't get there in time for that showing, …

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