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  • Sunset over the beach
    Sunset over the beach
    by IreneMcKay
  • Sunset over the beach
    Sunset over the beach
    by IreneMcKay
  • Sunset over the beach
    Sunset over the beach
    by IreneMcKay

Essex Favorites

  • Constable Country...

    You might ? what a tip about 'Constable Country' is doing in my Essex section; if you search for information online, the area, by default, is listed as 'Suffolk'...John Constable was indeed born in Suffolk, in East Bergholt; however, he was educated in the neighbouring village of Dedham, which meant a daily walk of a couple of country miles into...

  • Essex birds...

    Believe it or not, Essex is a great county for birdwatching, especially of those species which inhabit estuaries...Essex is a coastal county, & though its seaside resorts are well known for those who want a traditional beach holiday, many of these locations have a secluded backwater...Such backwaters make for great sailing adventures, which is why...

  • History of Essex

    Essex is a county with a long historical heritage. The Essex town of Colchester is Britain's oldest recorded town and was the capital of Roman Britain. The county really began to develop after Roman times as Saxon invaders came and settled, the name Essex originates from ‘Land of the East Saxons.’ Its landscape has been the scene of many battles...

  • My adopted home town.

    Leigh-on-Sea was my adopted home town when I lived in the UK. I really enjoyed living here. This was the one place east of London on the Thames coast (known locally as the 'Cockney Coast') that had any soul. I think it may have been because the town was not based around a mall, but rather a traditional high street. Importantly also, the town had...

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