Someone told me that Whist Drives are for old folk. Well I might have been the youngest in the room but that’s only because everyone else has lived long enough to know what’s good for the soul. In March, my other half and I thought we’d have a cheap date night trying something new. At just three quid for three hours of brain teasing card … Continue reading My First Village Hall Whist Drive
I’ll tell you a secret: I have been known to walk around a supermarket for hours without buying anything. I look at packaging design and prices and ingredients and nutritionals and promotions, endlessly. A local supermarket is a must-see for every holiday abroad. I put things in my trolley because I want them. And I have got really good at taking them out again, because … Continue reading On Food Waste & How I Confited Three Duck Legs For The First Time
This time I have a lot to lose. Essex Girl pride is driving me… …But to you who might send a supportive message, please do. I promise that it makes a huge difference. Continue reading Pre-Hike Nerves
To the amazing people who have expressed an interest in Hiking the Essex Way hike for Essex Girls… Continue reading If You’d Like To Hike With Me…
Hiking 81 miles on The Essex Way in aid of projects to support Essex Women and Girls, to coincide with International Women’s Day. Continue reading Hiking the Essex Way for Essex Girls
Chelmsford Cobras v. Kingston Diamonds at Riverside Ice & Leisure.
…hockey with the added complication of slithering about on ice is an energetic business… Continue reading Into the Snake Pit
The Route: 11 mile Loop Walk in Braintree District, North Essex.
…turned to find a spectacular, tree-lined “road through the woods”. Reg and I wandered down it feeling gloriously that we walked where carriages had gone before… Continue reading An Airfield, an Arboretum & a Muntjac