Daily Archive: August 18, 2012


To the plague village

Saturday, 18th August       Jaq (American friend now living on a narrow boat) had expressed a long-held wish to visit Eyam. This is the village in the Derbyshire hills noted for its courage during the virulent plague that swept the country in 1665 and 1666. Of course, you cannot always get to where you want to by boat… and so a plan was hatched. Since the Cleddau crew had a car parked nearby why not make a road trip?...