Window shopping in Wirksworth reveals real shops, not a homogenised high street chain in sight.
Real cakes and bread
and simply the best ham, not wet, not rubbery (sorry I didn’t spot this sign till I was editing the photos or you’d have had a sharper image) and look, chickens with exposed flesh!
A delightful second hand book shop where I was pleased to find (and purchase) a book of photos by Scottish photographer Oscar Marzaroli.
An Aladdin’s cave of bric-a-brac
Is this a pensive looking Beethoven, reflecting how he came to be lying on his back in a box in Wirksworth?
And now mug of steaming hot tea has just arrived at my side, I so want a cake to go with it, sigh, if you want cakes like this in our village you have to bake your own.
From a collection of posts about the Derbyshire town of Wirksworth,