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Colchester in the snow.

It looks like a thaw is on its way, so we popped out for a walk around Castle Park this Sunday lunchtime, and back via…

Apres le deluge – Lavenham

Yesterday was spectacularly wet in Essex, not a day for going out in. Today was a total contrast – beautiful blue skies. We drove out…

A drive through autumn glory

Autumn is a great time of the year to be out and about in the Essex countryside. The leaves on the trees and in the…

Returning to Essex

There’s something quite special about returning to Essex from Kent via the Dartford Crossing at nighttime. The slow moving traffic enables you to marvel at…

NSPCC Mammoth Book Fair

We’ve been going to the NSPCC’s book fair in Colchester for many, many years!  In recent years it’s been at the Holmwood House School on Chitt’s…