All this talk and thought of food…
We have just made a minuscule Gift Aid Donation of £10.11 to Mary’s Meals.
To our dismay, but also delight, we discover that £10.11 will feed one child a nourishing meal at school for over a year and a half…
We had pledged to donate any commission we received as a result of our guests taking out holiday cancellation insurance with the Pavey Group. (We strongly recommend our guests take out insurance, so not surprisingly we felt very awkward about benefiting in any way.)
Mary’s Meals addresses the immediate needs of hungry children by giving them a daily meal which they have to be attending school to receive. So they get the nourishment plus encouragement to receive an education that can provide an escape from poverty for themselves and their communities.
It has been really hot here as it has in most parts of the country. We are getting ready for Open Gardens next Sunday, 25 June 2017. The rose above the stone barn has prolific blooms that we are hoping will still be there at the end of the week. Lots of hot air balloons […]
Chatsworth House played host to RHS flower show for the 1st time this year. The setting is delightful and the show gardens all very natural which is lovely to see in this Peak District setting. Peak District Premier Cottages contributed to the sponsorship of the Experience Peak District garden which won a Silver Gilt medal. […]
The Eroica Festival will be taking place at Friden Grange between the 16 and 18 June 2017. This is one of the most popular events in the cycling and festival calendars and Tom’s and Douglas’s Barns are ideally placed being only 5 miles from the venue. You do not even need to get in the […]