After weeks of worry over the weather Sunday dawned clear and sunny…..and stayed that way all day. What a relief! For weeks there have been floods all over Essex, including by our village pond. Last week we would have been lucky to get any motorbikes. Yesterday there were 250 on …

So Christmas is over, new year resolutions made, and there’s another exciting  year to look forward to!! The Olympics, The Queens Jubilee…………………….and in Jericho cottage in BLACKMORE lots of exciting things are happening, so here are some DATES FOR YOUR DIARIES. THE ANTIQUES ROAD TRIP (BBC) is scheduled to be shown …