Category Archives: 50 before 50

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 […]

May 06

50 before 50: Build a dream home. 

When I started the 50 before 50 challenge, this was one I thought would refer to our beautiful home in Southend, which we had been steadily renovating.  Time has revealed other plans for OH and myself, as we completed on the sale of said home on Friday and now begin the next chapter.  Currently We […]