Little Known Football Fact #1: Gordon Banks Played For Chesterfield

I couldn’t possibly blog about Chesterfield without the obligatory picture of St Mary’s and All Saints Church. That’s the crooked spire in case you’re not sure and it’s so famous that even the football team are nicknamed the Spirerites. Mind you, I wonder if their demotion last year to the Conference – and currently on… Continue reading Little Known Football Fact #1: Gordon Banks Played For Chesterfield

The Holbrook Trilogy Part 2: Dead Poet’s Inn

Pub number 2 – working backwards here folks – on the Holbrook trilogy is one that is done no justice whatsoever by my slim pickings of blurry dark photos. Of course, unbeknown to me at this point, my final port of call was going to have a pub with a female wearing very little in… Continue reading The Holbrook Trilogy Part 2: Dead Poet’s Inn

Finding Out What Works In Wirksworth

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness,” so the story goes in Charles Dickens’ A Tale Of Two Cities. I’ve often thought I need to lift the standard of this blog from the murky depths of ska music, Birmingham… Continue reading Finding Out What Works In Wirksworth