So, next time you click on the website at the top of page one of your web search, or head for the weekend’s shopping at the biggest retail park you can reach, think what a difference you could make by supporting a business that really needs YOU. Continue reading Is Britain still a “Nation of Shopkeepers”?
when I became enchanted by a very elderly and somewhat neglected Dutch sailing barge, all the warnings fell on deaf ears Continue reading Tender Loving Care and the revival of a historic Dutch lady
I ventured to the regal setting of Audley End House and Gardens, little guessing what a treat was in store Continue reading A day trip to Audley End – in search of unexpected Essex
When I announced, almost seven years ago, that I was relocating to Essex from my native land, there came a plethora of jokes about becoming an “Essex girl”… So, it was with relief and delight, over the coming months and years, that I discovered the real deal and the hidden charms of my new home Continue reading Essex: exploring the hidden treasure of “Real Essex”.