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A Brilliant Collection of Digital Artworks

A Brilliant Collection of Digital Artworks

Discovered by a leading professor of art and with two acclaimed exhibitions to his credit, the first published collection of digital art by Sam Mudd is now available for purchase through bookshops, Amazon.com, and through this website (see the Book Store). The book, titled ‘You Need This’, is published by Bannister Publications Ltd, at £12.99; ISBN 978-1-909813-24-7. Keith McIntyre, Professor of Fine Art and

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My Pen’s Poetry

My Pen's Poetry

Pictures from the Pen… a Gift of Nature I woke up this morning with a passion on my mind, a winding path to wander the call of the dawn to find, the night had strangled dreams, darkness muted my song, time for spirited ways to pull my soul along. David Elliott has been writing poetry on and off for 40 years. He doesn’t

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Wirksworth, a History

Wirksworth, a History

“Wirksworth was a town when Canterbury was a village and Liverpool was a swamp” (Local saying) There is a measure of truth in this, for Wirksworth is the town in Derbyshire with the earliest surviving charter. Abbess Cynewaru, speaking twelve centuries ago in 835, calls us her ‘villa’, her town of Wirksworth. Being a town is in many ways an attitude of mind,

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Dear Lucy

Dear Lucy

A diary written by a mother for her baby daughter who suffered from the ATRT brain tumour Lucy Needham was born in September 2013, to her immensely proud parents,  Tracey and Paul, and a sister for Jack and Molly. From their home near Chesterfield, Derbyshire, they looked forward to happy days and all the things that families anticipate in life. It was not

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My Father’s War

My Father's War

The French experience of fighting with the 1917-18 US Army Armand Rérat (1892-1976), was born at Etupes in eastern France, schooled in Paris and London. His career as an English teacher was interrupted by war and his mobilisation in August 1914, joining his French regiment, the 223e Régiment d’Infanterie in Lorraine. He fought at Verdun in 1916. His English skills prompted his posting

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Two Spidery Adventurers

Two Spidery Adventurers

Sidney Spinner is a very adventurous spider. His best friend William Walter Webb, who everybody calls ‘W’, is not, but he does what all best friends do… he follows Sidney on every sort of adventure. Here are some of the fun times they have with the children of Junior Meadows School on trips out with their teachers, visiting a super museum, going to

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Fearless Flynn Joins the Team

Fearless Flynn Joins the Team

AWS.InvalidParameterValue: 1909813182 is not a valid value for ItemId. Please change this value and retry your request. The story of a brave mouse, naughty but nice, and all his friends, the other mice. Fearless Flynn is a new adventure story in pictures and (easy) words for young children. It follows Sue Wilkins’ earlier children’s book ‘Alfie’s Story’ about a little black cat who

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Buxton in Roman Times

Buxton in Roman Times

After more than 300 years, Roman Britain ended abruptly in little more than one lifetime. An elderly man, Caradoc, born when Buxton was a thriving Roman spa, lives now on a farmstead below the ruined and abandoned town. He tells his story in the year 430 AD, over half a century before the Anglo-Saxon invaders arrived in force. What caused Roman Britain’s dramatic

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Alfie’s Story is a hit in Australia!

Alfie's Story is a hit in Australia!

Alfie’s Story, the wonderful tale of Alfie the cat, “who once was lost, but one day found a new home and new friends”, has found its way to Australia, where it is a huge favourite amongst some young Aussies. We received an email today, that tells its own story: Hi, My name is Lisa Beverstock, and I work at Dapto Library, NSW Australia.

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St Mary’s 150th Anniversary

St Mary's 150th Anniversary

In January 2015, St Mary’s Catholic High School, on Newbold Road in Chesterfield, celebrates the 150th Anniversary of its founding in 1865. The November 2014 issue of Reflections Magazine carried a full feature on the school, the anniversary celebrations, and on the magnificent book that has been published to mark this major landmark in the history of the school. You can read the

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