Essex Book festival

Jennifer Meredith explores the Essex Book Festival – the UK’s only month-long, county-wide convention of its kind As C. S. Lewis once said, ‘You can never get a cup of tea large enough...

21st Century Life

Victoria Guthrie experiences ultimate relaxation in the name of ‘research’ We were lucky enough to be invited to experience the 21st century tranquility of Lifehouse Spa and Hotel...

Fine Dining at Wivenhoe house

We were greeted by, Oliver, who lead us through the hotel reception to The Brasserie. The restaurant was really spacious, and had a laid back, family friendly atmosphere. At one end of the brasserie...

Flitch of Bacon

Jennifer Meredith talks to Michelin-starred chef Daniel Clifford and head chef Danny Gill about their pub venture, The Flitch of Bacon The journey through the countryside to Little Dunmow, home to Daniel...

A Diary of Essex Wildlife

Main image copyright: Charlie Oliver The Essex Wildlife Trust highlights where you can catch the best wildlife across the year January and February are superb for birdwatching,...

The World’s Largest Bottle of Gin

Coming from one of the hottest new brand launches of 2015, Silent Pool Gin and Hedonism wines are offering you the opportunity to witness the unveiling of ‘The world’s largest bottle of gin’, and an...

Pocket of Bliss

Simmer down at the tranquil Stoke by Nayland Country Lodges. Imagine being just a 20 minute drive from Ipswich and 15 minutes away from Colchester, yet surrounded by the peaceful sound of birds chirping,...

Sound and Style

Pioneer DJ has curated a collection of its most sought after products, ranging from top end controllers to the more affordable range of headphones and speakers. We've picked out our favourite headphones by...