Thursday, 20 October 2016

Blogtober 2016 - Day 20

Honestly, i don't find anything what so ever 'cool' about where i live. Now i'm not saying Derby is a bad place to live, as it's not. But to me it's plain and boring. I do think everyone thinks the same about where they live from time to time, well at the end of the day, we live here every single day!
I popped myself over to good old trusty Google and did a search on Derby in all it's glory. I actually found a few places and reason's i'd forgot about to why i *sometimes love living here.

One - Birds confectionery. This is the best thing to ever to happen to Derby. This is a lush shop located in around Derby (and Nottingham) which sell a range of items from freshly cooked bread to fresh cream cakes. If you ever visit Derby, go to a Birds shop, you won't be disappointed. Birds was founded in Derby in 1919 and it's been going since!

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Two - Park Safe is one thing Derby has which no one else has, it's the most secure car park in the world. Like seriously IN THE WORLD. That's pretty crazy.

Three - Well this is one what Derby is quite famous for, we are the home of Rolls-Royce. It's also known for being East-Midlands biggest employer.

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Four - Here's one i didn't actually know until i looked on google. Lara Croft was actually created in Derby. Now we learn something new everyday. It was a big hit in my childhood years with myself and my brothers so this amazes me!

Five - This is one thing which makes me love Derby, the shops! We basically have anything you can think of, in the center of Derby. I go to town a few times a week and i'm amazed all the time at how much we have in one place. I feel so lucky to be able to 'pop' into town and know i will get what i went in for.

Where do you live? What kind of things make you love where you live?

Ashleigh x



  1. I used to live in Nottingham so not far.

  2. I am in the East midlands too in Northampton. To be honest, we don't have that much going for us in the town but we have the most beautiful countryside which i love to drive out too and it takes my breath away.

  3. I've never been to Derby, will have to visit sometime. I do have a friend I met on holiday who lives there and says she loves it. x

  4. hehehe! I thought the same about where I live until I started Googling.
    It sounds like an interesting place to live.

  5. What a cool idea for a blog post. I've only been to Derby once because my friend got married nearby but I didn't know any of these things x

  6. I don't know Derby at all, I need to explore more places! I bet most of us don't know that much history on where we live!

  7. Lara Croft there's a blast from the past! x