the Sanctuary p.s., small Christian Retreat in Derbyshire

An idyllic, inspirational venue situated at the Sanctuary p.s., Cliff Farm, in the Peak District on Harthill Moor in the White Peak This is a space in my 18th Century barn conversion , specifically created to provide a tranquil, safe place in which to meet our Lord. It is 30′ x 18′ space, perfect for […]

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Summer sunshine

Hello. Haven’t written for a long time, sorry.. I have been ill, then I went to visit my eldest son Christopher and his wife Lainey in Abu Dhabi…..What an experience,. A holiday of a lifetime , truly.Going again in November. Lots of ups and downs with gardeners,…but am finding that the devil you know is […]

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Mid-summer and all that….

We  are now officially enjoying the British Summer -time.!!! What a mixture of weather. Superb yesterday and today, and hopefully good tomorrow for Youlgreave Carnival. The Eroica Vintage Cycle festival , held last weekend , was magical and will probably become an annual event. ( Don’t forget to book your stay for next year ).The […]

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Well….

Well….what a change in the weather.Poured with rain yesterday and not much better the day before . BUT , at least it s calmer today AND … my magnolia tree is in blossom.. Roll on Summer… Chatsworth Horse trials are on the horizon , later this month. I wonder if the Cambridges will bring bring […]

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Spring has sprung !!!

What superb weather we are having here at the Secret . daffodils and cowslips are out,  the hedgerows are bursting with life , and even the lambs are being born….Some news for you .  I have celebrated a milestone birthday this year and I want to celebrate with my guests so, I am giving discounted […]

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