Tidza Ramblers

December 18, 2016 | 1 Comment | Filed under: 2017, January 2017

We always struggle up one track out of Eyam so it was reassuring this time to hear a local, also a decade or two younger, comment that he too finds it hard going. The one exertion of the day over, we seemed to enter a world of stillness as we set off down a favourite path towards Stoke Ford. The only movement came from a bird hovering gently overhead. Spectacular autumn colour was over nevertheless muted shades of bracken, the lower valley and variety of trees were attractive even on a dull day. Our lunch stop overlooked a small circle of enclosed trees that one likened to burnished gold. Another expressed a wish that a deer would emerge to further enhance the scene. The day was marked by utter tranquility. The walk was far from my mind the following week when the train stopped at Hathersage station. Of all the trees visible my gaze went straight to a familiar group of golden hue. Happy memories were revived in an instant. Helen Royle. 2 things made me think of this walk in the following week …………. seeing trees from train at Hathersage station and reading M. Cocker …………


One Response to Tidza Ramblers

  1. Kathryn December 29, 2016 at 9:21 pm

    Hello, When are the ramblers off out again and please may I join you? I’ve signed up to do the Macmillan Mighty Hike from Ashbourne to Buxton in September and I desperately need some training walks and some company would be lovely too!

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