Cafe Cucina (Derby, UK)

The hosts at Cafe Cucina are Maria and Alfonso and they are both Italian.  There is a link of sorts here, because Alfonso comes from the same town in Italy where my brother-in-law and his fiance live – that is Caserta.  Caserta is also well known for its beautiful palace.  Derby cannot be said toContinue reading “Cafe Cucina (Derby, UK)”

Keddleston Hall in the Spring

Tuesday 18 May 2010 Today I was back again at Keddleston Hall on a field trip for my photography club.  We were very fortunate to have very good weather.  The sun was disappearing and returning as the clouds came and went and so the shade changed constantly and it made it a little more difficultContinue reading “Keddleston Hall in the Spring”

Alice outside the Pickford House Museum

Pickford House is a Grade 1 listed building.  It is the house that Derby architect Joseph Pickford designed and built in 1769 for his own residence.   Pickford was a highly respected architect.  He designed the house at Calke Abbey, Ashford Hall.  Other designs include St Helens House, and other houses in Friar Gate, Derby.  OtherContinue reading “Alice outside the Pickford House Museum”