Tag Archives: Essex

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.

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 […]

Mar 25

Blatant 

The hardest bit about being an author is not writing the books or getting them published.  It is getting them out to a wider audience. Hence, I am at Leigh Community Centre today doing a bit of shameless publicity… 

Weekly photo challenge: A Good Match

I took this on the way home from work. Storm Doris was looming.  I think I was just in the right place at the right time. For other takes on the challenge click here: A Good Match

Jan 14

Weekly photo challenge: Ambience

This week has been a week of real pathetic fallacy as we built up to the Great Snow Storm and Surge Tides of 2017; only to find that here in the South East of England, they were little more than a damp squib. For your delectation, here a little bit of the ambience I found […]

Aug 17

Woodham Mortimer: an awful lot of history

If you are traveling along the A414 to Malden you will go through Woodham Mortimer and you will pass this view. Blink – of course – and you will miss it. On the left of the road there is a church and a house with a blue plaque. To the right there is  what appears […]