Essex Life

restaurants, things to do and places to visit in my home county of Essex

A Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea – Essex
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A Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea – Essex

Walking in through the double wooden doors, not knowing what was beyond them, felt like walking into Narnia. I was instantly transported back to childhood when I spent days with my nose in the Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe…

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Re-launch of The George and Dragon, Epping, Essex
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Re-launch of The George and Dragon, …

Its no secret, I love food. I love going out for dinner, and the whole social aspect of eating with people. I also love discovering new restaurants in Essex that can go on my list of paces to eat. I…

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Ghostly Goings On – Red Lion Hotel,  Essex
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Ghostly Goings On – Red Lion Hotel, …

Something a little different, and a little fun for  the week leading up to Halloween. Wooo hoooooooo (thats my scary ghost noise) I thought I would do a freak week this week, detailing Ghostly Going’s on, with things that may…

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Discovering Hopefield Animal Sanctuary – Essex
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Discovering Hopefield Animal Sanctuary – Essex

Please indulge me with this post. I know its a little different from my usual posts. I also know I it will come as no surprise to you that I am obsessed with animals. I am also obsessed with animal…

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An Experience, not just a meal – West Street Vineyard Essex
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An Experience, not just a meal – …

Food, good wine, great company. These are just some of my perfect ingredients for a happy life! Pair all of these with a beautiful location and a restaurant owner that has so much passion for these things it hurts, and…

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Its That Gin Thing at Tiptree, Essex
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Its That Gin Thing at Tiptree, …

Well, I was in all kinds of heaven in Tiptree, Essex recently. Id been invited by Visit Essex to go on a press trip, visiting Essex vineyards and breweries, to see what they had on offer in the way of…

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The Labworth -Canvey Island, Essex
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The Labworth -Canvey Island, Essex

Nik (my long suffering husband) and I decided at the end of last year that we would try a different restaurant each month that we have never been to. Unfortunately for our waistlines, we are both big foodies! To start…

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Exploring England – Finchingfield, Essex
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Exploring England – Finchingfield, Essex

I am a wanderer, a drifter, and love to travel and see new places. Im incredibly lucky that in my 43 years, I have been to many beautiful, interesting and far flung destinations, yet strangely, have seen very little of…

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