Category Archives: 50 before 50

Holiday: 35 (blue plaques 29,30 & 31)

OH and I had a wander by tube to Ealing Broadway. After a spot of lunch we headed off to our first blue plaque of the day at Ealing Studios. Pokemon says Ealing Studios is famous for the Monty Python films. Pokemon knows nothing. Home to the greatest British comedies, more like. So I grant […]

50 before 50: #27 Harlow 

Another blue plaque discovered today in Harlow. This time celebrating a local politician: Rene Morris.

50 before 50: #26 – Chelmsford 

Father’s Day today saw us travel to Chelmsford. Coming from the restaurant after a fab meal – thanks Turtle Bay for the Gluten Free and Vegan options* – I saw this. Apropos  for a blog post, don’t you think? * I’m not vegan, I’m lactose intolerant.

June 11

50 before 50 #25 Harlow

Another surprise from today’s  exploration of Harlow  brings us to the half way point. 

June 03

50 before 50: Hunstanton  #20,#21,#22, #23 & #24

On a sunny Saturday, we walked from our chalet to the lighthouse and back. En route we came across the following plaques. Not blue but very historic. As an adoptive Canvey girl the similarities always strike me with this seaside town. Created as a holiday resort by a Victorian with imagination, the cliffs were opened […]

May 17

50 before 50: #19 – Harlow

Was back in Harlow today. This time on a course. At the opposite end of the Water Gardens  to the previous plaque post, outside the civic centre was this gentleman 

May 07

50 before 50: #17 & #18 Harlow

Snapped yesterday in Harlow were these two Blue Plaques. I’ll be honest, I was surprised to see them. Harlow for me has a negative connotation. Home to all the worst  Essex can be: chavs, shellsuits, bling. And yet I found  a bustling connurbation. A thriving market, a wide range of shops. A community spirit. A […]