Month: May 2013

The Stockwell,Colchester – Is now officially open

On Tuesday night the doors to The Stockwell officially opened and invited guests were treated to an evening of magical medieval music and dance, sample the delights of Head Chef Dean Light and try their hand at Archery. To see other pictures taken on the night please go to my gallery:http://www.pbase.com/wakelin/the_stockwell

 

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To read about how The Stockwell has lovingly been bought back to life, pop over to their website – http://thestockwellcolchester.com/restoration-blog.phpLC2J1941  LC2J2219   LC2J1935 LC2J1890LC2J1850LC2J1838LC2J1830LC2J1823LC2J2035

 

 

My studio is available for hire

If you are a Photographer, MUA or Model and are looking to rent a creative space for a morning or afternoon then please take a minute to look at my studio website ( link below) which will show you pictures, prices and more info about my studio which is based in Colchester, Essex.

  • Great location
  • Free parking
  • Only £75.00 for four hours – ( limited time only )
  • Tea & Coffee making facilites
  • Toilets
  • Use of equipment
  • Bring your own music to plug into speakers

http://colchesterphotostudio.co.uk/

If you have any questions or would like to come and have a little lookey see, call me: 01206 823299

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Anyone lost a cat in Wivenhoe or Colchester?

This rather handsome fella has been visiting us for the last four – six weeks. He usually arrives first thing in the morning and again in the evening, sometimes he has slept in our garden and other times he has sneaked in through the back door and curled up on our sofa. We have two cats and understandably they feel a bit put out by this over confident intruder but seeing as though he is twice their size they keep their distance and hiss from behind the bushes.

He sits outside on the car or in the garden whining and calling out until someone takes notice of him. Yes, I have fed him as I don’t know if he is homeless or not but I don’t want him to move in as he may already have a home and might just be a bit of a free loader type cat, the type who calls around a few houses for meals and hugs pretending to be homeless.

Despite me telling my daughter not to get attached she has now named him ‘Dexter’. If you know him, or know of someone missing a cat please get in contact.

ps This is not ‘Oswald’ another cat who has gone AWOL in Wivenhoe, we have already checked with owners.

(01206 823299)
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The dead Oaks at Mundun, Essex are a little bit creepy.

It has been claimed that the oak forest in Mundon is first mentioned in the Domesday book. Later, the oaks narrowly missed being cut down for use as masts when a fleet was built to sail against the Spanish Armada.The 14th-century timber-framed Church of St. Mary, built within the remains of the moat of Mundon Hall, and likely on Saxon and Norman foundations, has been disused since the 1970s. Following a long period of remedial work, the church once again re-opened to visitors in August 2009.

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To see the other images please go to my gallery http://www.pbase.com/wakelin/oak_trees_at_mundun