The bluebells of England are such a spectacular natural event that takes place at springtime across the UK. It has been a long-standing ambition of mine to seek out wild bluebells whilst they are in season here in Norfolk; last year was the first time that I actually managed it, with…

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Enjoy the Plantation Gardens, Norwich Nestled just off a busy main road, on the edge of Norwich city centre and in the grand shadow of a Catholic Cathedral, lies the secluded Victorian gardens known as the Plantation Gardens. The Preservation Trust that manages the gardens charges a small entry fee of…

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Last week Norwich played host to its 39th annual Beer Festival which is organised each year by the local branch of  CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) and held in the fantastic setting of the Grade I listed St Andrew’s Hall. On Friday night the Beer festival opened its doors at…

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Usually I’m a fan of a brand new, exciting adventure and relish the opportunity to explore somewhere I’ve never been before; yesterday however, I decided to break with tradition and go explore the parts of my hometown that I loved visiting as a child. It has been a long time…

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The Wild Bluebells of Foxley Wood, Norfolk Every year I see someone else’s pictures of wild bluebells carpeting the woodland floors of the English countryside and I promise myself that I will remember to make it to see them next year (a promise I started 3 years ago). Well this bank…

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