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Donation to Community Festival

People often ask me to donate a Paisley Power product to their charity to help raise money. A few days ago I agreed to donate a paisley elephant cushion to a charity called Project 49. 192 more words

The Greater World of Little Things

I’ll be giving a presentation of my latest book

‘The Greater World of Little Things’


Essex Wildlife Trust, Southend and Rochford Group


Belfairs Woodland Centre… 21 more words


Rochford reflectors (?)

These appear to be four old runway (reflector?) signs. They are along the road at the point where Rochford Road becomes Southend Road (the A1169) beside the railway bridge at Southend Airport (in the county of Essex, UK) – Latitude 51.5668, Longitude 0.7041 – over which I think the southern end of the old cross-runway (no longer used) was approached by aircraft. 400 more words

Construction: An Exhibition on Clothing, Image & Persona

Construction explores the ways we project identities and construct personas through the clothing we wear and how we wear it. Current obsessions and pressures regarding self-image and its documentation online make it a timely and highly relatable exhibition for visitors. 444 more words

Southend Pier Marathon

This is another brainchild from the Sussex Trail Events team. “Wouldn’t it be great”, they thought, “if we could run up and down a pier as a marathon event?!?”. 1,548 more words


Sailing at Night

After doing some research on line, looking at the wind forecast and tides, we decided it was probably better not to sail to Robe, but to extend our passage to Southend. 972 more words

Arthur Charles Baldwin: The Boy Who Killed His Sister

Arthur Charles Baldwin 1898-1950

Miscreant child of Southend on Sea, Essex, and my second cousin, three times removed.

Whilst metaphorically leafing through old issues of the Southend Standard on FindMyPast, ever hopeful of finding something new about my ancestors, I chanced upon an article about the family of my first cousin, four times removed, Thomas Henry Baldwin.  373 more words