Sandra Dean - BACP Registered member

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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

Aerial and static photos in Essex and Kent this week!

Just a few of the photos I have taken this week in Essex and Kent…

Sunset looking up the Estuary River Thames towards London Dec 2014

Sunset over Kent aerial Dec 2014


Christmas tree in Southend on Sea essex

Rochester Kent aerial Dec 2014

Sunrise at Southend on Sea […]

Eastenders comes to Southend on Sea, Essex!

My Mum and Linda Henry aka Shirley in Eastenders in Southend on sea Essex

Well, we all know that Southend on sea is known for its visitors from the East End, as it’s a popular beach and day trip spot, but this week the cast of ‘Eastenders’ were in town, filming clips to be […]

Onyx restaurant review, Southend-on-sea, Essex

The Onyx restaurant exterior southend on sea essex

I was very excited to try this restaurant in Southend, since the area needs another quality dining establishment, but alas I was very disappointed. We visited on a Sunday for their 3 course Sunday lunch, which is not always the best time to review a restaurant, […]

The Mews restaurant review, Southend on sea, Essex

seabass atop a tomato and herb risotto at the mews southend

‘The Mews’ is tucked away in a quiet back road in Southend on sea so you wouldn’t come across it without looking for it, but it is worth seeking out.

We have been a few times now from 2009 to 2011 and […]

My huge range of aerial photos of Essex sights and towns are now ready for purchase

small Hadleigh castle aerial photograph copyright Sandra M Dean

I am now pleased to present my high resolution aerial photo listing for sights, towns and villages in Essex. (as seen in Essex life magazine) Please see the list below in alphabetical order to see which places I have.

Each place has varied photos […]

Review of Chiang Mai Thai restaurant, Southend-on-sea, Essex

chiang mai thai restaurant southend on sea essex great food

We really love this restaurant and it is our firm favourite in Southend on sea. If we want more of a night out, then we go to Leigh on sea or Hamlet court road, but this little place is a gem, and such good […]