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Wivenhoe - St Mary the Virgin

I have just got a handful of photos from 24th July 2011 when we were walking past. This church is in a great location, just back from the quayside at Wivenhoe. 17 more words

St Mary The Virgin

Words-Down-the-Line edited by Sue Dawes

Sue Dawes has been involved in ‘Off the Rails’, an adoption project at Wivenhoe Station, for the last six years, most recently as editor of the creative writing leaflet, ‘Words-down-the-Line.   12 more words


Mind The Gap by Sue Dawes

Mind the Gap by Sue Dawes was published in ‘New writing’ in Mslexia.  The judge said:  ‘Mind the Gap’ managed to say so much about the taboos surrounding the empty nest syndrome in little more than 1000 words.   80 more words



I hadn’t noticed what has happened to “so”. I thought it was so last year to diss “so”. I’d been encouraged by Heaney’s Beowulf, where he translates the initial, throat-clearing utterance “Hwæt” as the Irish idiomatic, yarn-commencing “So.” which obliterates all previous narrative and commands attention. 237 more words



Event: Artist Talk – James Dodds

Location: The Sentinel Gallery, Wivenhoe, Essex

Date: 22nd February 2017 (6.30pm)

Details: An artist talk by painter/printmaker James Dodds to accompany the current exhibition ‘Seen in Wivenhoe’. 12 more words


An early January edit

In January the ferry marsh is spare. Nearby there are godwits, little egrets, cormorants and, present in their sorrowful call, redshanks.

It is dark at mid-afternoon, especially on the days when the sky starts charcoal and lightens to battleship grey – but no more. 91 more words