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A mountain most glorious

What a way to start a Sunday! A good friend of mine invited me out for a ride to Mount Glorious. I am always apprehensive about riding there. 408 more words


On the far side of the river Colne, to the east of the floodgates at Wivenhoe, there is a quay where barges moor as they are filled with sand recovered from the surrounding land. 678 more words

Wivenhoe Circular

‘A peaceful drinking village with a small fishing problem’, is how Wivenhoe was once described  to me by  a discerning young man serving in the local delicatessen. 480 more words

Walking Essex

'The Visitor's Book' - The Lives of Richard Chopping and Denis Wirth-Miller

When artists Richard Chopping and Denis Wirth-Miller died in their nineties, their friend Jon Lys Turner inherited an extensive personal archive. When he began to look through it, he discovered letters and other material that revealed Chopping and Wirth-Miller to be a previously missing link in the twentieth-century art world and pivotal figures in the life of Francis Bacon. 567 more words

Ian Fleming

Back in Wivenhoe

In July 2015, I left Korea after 8 years (10 years total) and returned to Wivenhoe, in Essex, UK. Why? I’m still asking myself! Korean life was so relaxed and familiar but I missed my friends and family back home. 912 more words


Wivenhoe independent candidates

On the 5th May, locals will be able to vote and elect local representatives for the Colchester Borough council. Voters can vote up to three councillors for the 17 wards in this year’s elections. 579 more words

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