In search of Little John’s Grave

When someone mentioned that we might see Little John’s grave on a recent day trip, we had no option but to go in search of it As I’m a bit flat out this week, here’s one I wrote earlier – for Medium. ~~~ For Father’s Day this year, Ian, my husband, wanted to go and have a drive through the beautiful Hope Valley in Derbyshire. We used to live less than half an hour away from the valley, but since we’d […]

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Sherwood Forest

A couple of weeks ago, when lockdown easing had already started, we visited the new Sherwood Forest visitor centre, which is just a few hundred yards away from where the old centre used to be. We did the blue trail, which is the quickest and easiest at only 2 miles there and back, and we went to look at the major oak. The café was open for takeaway, there was a coffee wagon, and there were traffic lights on the […]

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NaNoWriMo 2018 – day 5

We were going to visit my mom on Saturday and then stop off at Sherwood Forest, or similar, on the way back as it was going to be such a nice day. However, there was a stomach bug at the home, and visitors were asked to stay away. So we stayed in and baked instead. I’ve called the home this morning, and we can go and visit Mom this evening. Therefore, I’ve cracked on with work a little earlier than […]

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