Category Archives: 50 before 50

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 […]

April 22

50 before 50: #15 & #16 St Ives

Stopping in St Ives awhile back I snapped these two plaques. Not remembering people per se. More remembering the occupations of people and the buildings they worked in: the corn exchange and the police station  If you get time to visit, it’s a quaint market town with some nice independent eateries and a statue of […]

50 before 50: #14

I first came to this man through the film Ghandi. Amazing politician.  Need to learn more about him when life allows 

February 14

50 before 50:#12 (Barons Court Road)

February 14

50 before 50: #13 (Barons Court Road)

This one needs no introduction