Prompted by a forthcoming Jonathan Meades documentary on BBC4 the Guardian has an article looking at ‘efforts to redeem Essex’s reputation’. Nothing like peddling some handy stereotypes to garner some reaction to your editorial! There are over 200 comments on the Guardian’s page – not particularly enlightening for the most part. What on earth were the comments that weren’t allowed to go through! You can read the article (and comment if you like) here.
We put together a list of books about Essex last year which you can read here
Enjoy the snowdrops at gardens across Essex throughout February. There may even be soup or mulled wine on offer to warm you up!