An insight into some of the special aspects of Norfolk Life

Geese over the skies of Norfolk UK

Heavens Hounds across the North Norfolk Skies

This morning, for the first time I heard the Heaven Hounds cross the sky above my head. The dawn flight of up to 40,000 pink-footed geese […]
Drove Orchards Thornham Norfolk

Drove Orchards at Thornham on the Norfolk Coast

Drove Orchards, a permanent rural market right on the Norfolk coast has grown in popularity and size over the past decade and now is a little […]
Norfolk coast potted shrimps

Norfolk Potted Shrimps

120 g unsalted butter 1 fresh bay leaf a pinch of ground mace a good squeeze of lemon white pepper & a little sea salt 200 […]
Thornham Ringstead Holme Old Hunstanton Open Gardens

Norfolk Coast Open Gardens

This is the quintessential English village experience. On certain weekends in June, July and August villages around the coast persuade their residents to open their gardens […]
Anna's Art

Busy getting ready for reopening in December

Well this has been a very interesting time for the world and also this little corner of it. I think many would describe it all as […]
Coast Hopper Bus at Thornham Norfolk

Hop along the Coast

The Coasthopper bus shuttle was saved in 2008 and replaced with two routes that run from Hunstanton to Wells-next-sea (CoastLiner) and Wells through to Cromer (CoastHopper). […]

Creake Abbey Farmers’ Market 2021

A great way to start the weekend is to spend an hour at a farmers market so much more engaging than a visit to Tesco’s. On […]
Jack Valentine Norfolk

Norfolk’s Jack Valentine

In the late 19th and early 20th Century people in Norfolk would spend more money swapping anonymous gifts on February the 13th (Valentine’s Eve) than any […]
Norfolk in Winter

Norfolk In Winter

I was once told that nobody does bleak better than Norfolk. As I have got older I have truly learned to embrace this. Morning where you […]
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