Essex Life

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

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
Exploring England

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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