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
From 8-11th March 2017, Wednesday to Saturday, I travelled 81 miles on foot, from Epping to Harwich, on the various footpaths of The Essex Way … Each day of the hike was an adventure in itself. Slip-sliding, rain-soaked, through sodden fields of Essex clay, marvelling at enormous cloud banks rolling bulbously as far as the eye could see, gorging myself on sun-glazed meadows and twinkling streams, it was joyful to cross the county on foot and at my own pace. Continue reading Jubilation, Reflection & Procrastination: Hiking The Essex Way For Essex Girls
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