Thursday, 26 March 2009

Derbyshire Textures

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We had a slight change of plan last weekend and, instead of going to stay with my DSD (who had mixed up the dates for our visit), decided to spend a few days in the Peak District. I used to spend a lot of time in Derbyshire but hadn't been back for many years. We spent a lovely weekend in a rented cottage in the village of Taddington, just outside Buxton.


The weekend was spent visiting one or two of the local towns and then on Sunday we had a lovely walk along Miller's Dale, one of the many beautiful Dales in the Peak District. While I concentrated on taking photos of textures my DH took the view shots and I have included a couple of links above to his blog. He will no doubt be including more photographs over the next day or two so I shall be lazy this time and suggest that you might like to look in at his blog for his story of the weekend.


Genie said...

Lovely Texture pics Julie,
12 years since we went to the Peak District, so off to look at your DH pics.
Have a great weekend

B.T.Bear (esq.) said...

Yo Julie!

We will awl be in Lincoln on 5-6-7-8 April, possibly longer. Do yu want to meet up???? We cud parss yu on the way bak!!!!


I'm goin to hav a blog pawty this weekend to sellybrate my 500th post :@} wud yu like to pop by?

Festivitys kik off tomorro at noon UK time an larst till midnite Sunday!
Pleez come by!
Leev sum jokes in the comments sekshun ov Friday's post fer evrywun.

Weel be havin cayke, ginger beer, scooby snaks an a serprize speshul gest!!!!!

Pleez come it won't be the sayme wivowt yu! An let us kno abowt the beginnin ov April!!! We won't tell Dilly till we kno if yu can meet up cos we don't want her to get exsited abowt meetin yu in cayse she carnt.


Julie said...

Yo Bob! I will difinitly be at your pawty tomorow. Thank you for invyting me :o)

Hey!! I'm reely esited that you will be in lincon. I am free on 7 and 8 so I could come to Lincon. My email address is on my profile. I hope Dilly dusn't look in heer and see!!

DeeMom said...


I have returned from my trip

Hope you enjoy my re telling of an awesome voyage

Heather said...

What wonderful patterns and textures. You certainly have plenty to inspire you, and the rest of us. Thanks for sharing. I'm just off to take a look at your husband's photos.

L'Hélène said...

Wow, that tree picture is fantastic!

sharon young said...

Lovely texture montage, Julie, very inspirational. you certainly do go to some great places, no wonder you produce such varied work with all this inspiration to draw from.

Marlis said...

Julie - I would like to present you with a Kreativ Blogger Award.
Just go to my blog and copy the award if you're interested.

Dot said...

I love seeing the places you visit Julie and where some of your inspiration for your lovely art comes from.

You live in a beautiful part of the world (a place I want to visit one day).

Dot xx

Dot said...

P.S Lucky you going to Bob's party :)


Derbyshire is very beautiful, and extra special to me because Dad was born there. I've only been once, but would love to go again one day! Carolyn :o)