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Author (Amanda Green), Blogger, Life Writing Workshop coach, BACP Counsellor Dip., Aerial Photographer and Orangutan, Animal and Mental Health campaigner in Essex

Hopefield Animal Sanctuary, Brentwood, Essex supported by Leona Lewis 30th Anniversary fun day 21st July 2013

July 2013 Leona Lewis Hopefield 30th Anniversary Essex s

On 21st July 2013 I enjoyed a lovely afternoon at the Hopefield Animal Sanctuary in Brentwood, Essex, which has been going for 30 years now. I had never even heard of it before, but had seen adverts for the fun day and was so impressed […]

Alan Williams of ‘The Rubettes’ crashes his twin engine private plane at Southend on Sea, Essex

***photos to follow when I have my download lead*** Alan Williams of ‘The Rubettes’ crashed his twin engine private plane at Southend on Sea, Essex earlier today around lunchtime. When we got to the airport to fly out to Salisbury today his plane was nose down and stopped in the middle of the runway, surrounded […]

Poddington Peas co founder Colin Wyatt of Canvey launches new childrens books to help animal charity Born free

Colin Wyatt of Canvey Essex his JetSet books

I want to tell you about a new series of books for children created by local Canvey illustrator, Colin Wyatt – they are animated, colourful and help raise awareness of the problems faced by a selection of animals in the wild and even better, all profits […]

I’m a celebrity lets all go to Essex! Mark Wright and Dougie Poynter well done!

Well, I have to admit I didnt watch all of ‘I’m a celebrity, get me out of here’ but I am so proud that yet again (just like X Factor with Stacey Solomon and Olly Murs) the two finalists were Mark Wright and Dougie Poynter. I didnt even know the Dougie, bass guitarist and vocalist […]

Eastenders week in Southend on sea and Westcliff, Essex August 2011

Finally it’s here – a full week in Southend on sea for the Eastenders crew! Dot (June Brown) asks Fatboy (Ricky Norwood) to take her to Southend on sea in tonights episode, to find her sister, only to find out that she has been telling lots of lies…

Whitney goes too, to escape the clutches […]

‘The only way is Essex’ new TV programme on ITV2 – Essex girls & boys!

I was very wary about watching this new ITV2 programme (‘The only way is Essex’), as I had heard a few derogatory comments previously, particularly from fellow Essex residents, and I only hoped that it didn’t shame our wonderful County.

Having watched the first hour, listening to Essex accents as bad as they can be, […]