Out & About

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In her 95th year, Jane Bowlby of South Raynham is about to see the novel she wrote in the 1950s reprinted for today’s readers.

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Monday, April 27, 2015
Outdoor swimming pool at Searles

As thoughts turn to short breaks close to home, Rachel Buller reports on the award-winning Searles Leisure Resort at Hunstanton.

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Monday, April 27, 2015
Golden plover at NWT Cley Marshes, Anna Guthrie

As Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s new Simon Aspinall Wildlife Education Centre prepares to open its doors, Rebecca Worsfold takes a look at what will now be on offer at Cley Marshes.

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Monday, April 20, 2015
A view of Swaffham, including the church of St Peter & St Paul, from the top of the wind turbine.; PHOTO: IAN BURT; COPY:Adam Lazzari; FOR:EDP Sunday; EDP pics © 2010; (01603)772434

The Breckland town is a bustling community with a friendly welcome.

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Monday, April 20, 2015
Favourite view of Norwich University Arts and Norwich Cathedral beyond, from the top of St Andrews car park. Photo : Steve Adams

Paul Fieldsend-Danks is MA Leader at Norwich University of the Arts, which is celebrating its 170th anniversary this year with a programme of special events.

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Homes & Gardens

Monday, April 20, 2015

Plans for a Mother’s Day brunch, lunch or afternoon tea? These tables are perfect family centrepieces, says Jo Malone.

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Monday, April 13, 2015
Daphne mezereum

Plant specialist Keith Clouting, from Taverham Nursery Centre, brings you his guide to getting the best out of your garden.

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Monday, March 30, 2015
Work in progress

Uncovering the history of your property can give added depth to your design for its future, says Lanassir Lawes, our expert designer from Bressingham.

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Monday, March 23, 2015
Statement pieces from Berry & Grey in Norwich

Creating calm from chaos and a working study from a gloomy room – we find out how with top tips from Norfolk’s interiors and homes goods businesses.

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Monday, March 9, 2015
Blending styles for a stunning kitchen

A blend of old and new makes for a stunning kitchen, shows Lanassir Lawes, our expert interior designer from Bressingham.

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Style

Monday, April 13, 2015

We take a peek in the handbag of jeweller and self-confessed shoe and bag lover Veronica Martin.

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Monday, April 6, 2015
Understanding hair loss

Norwich-based consultant Dr Deepak Rallan explains how those who are suffering from hair loss can be helped.

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Monday, March 30, 2015
Floris in Jermyn Street, London

The stories behind some of our favourite perfumes can be fascinating, says Suzie Abel, Jarrold’s beauty buyer.

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Monday, March 23, 2015
Trollbeads, Aurum

Norfolk’s best boutiques and loveliest labels, by Rachel Buller

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Monday, March 16, 2015
Artichoke, Hackford

Norfolk’s best boutiques and loveliest labels, by Rachel Buller.

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Food & Drink

Monday, April 27, 2015

Richard Hughes of The Lavender House in Brundall, as serves up a tasty saffron bun.

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Monday, April 27, 2015
Sea bass served on chorizo risotto. Picture: Matthew Usher.

For a seaside delight to suit all tastes and budgets, Rachel Buller visits a wonder of our west coast.

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Monday, April 20, 2015
Martin James working at the Panther Brewery at Reepham.; Photo: Bill Smith

Judith Taylor, our voice of farming from Ludham, talks us through her visit to an award-winning Reepham brewery.

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Monday, April 20, 2015
Smoked haddock and spinach tart. 
Photo:Sonya Duncan

If you have an Aga you have the advantage of not having to bake pastry blind, by cooking quiches and tarts on the floor of the roasting oven, so the pastry cooks through at the same time as the filling.This principle also works in a conventional cooker, saving cooking time and also the messing around with baking beans and grease proof paper!

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Monday, April 13, 2015
Mary Kemp's thai green curry and jasmine rice.
Pictures:Sonya Brown

There is something very satisfying about making a curry from scratch; finding the ingredients and creating a flavour that you enjoy or that blows your taste buds with its heat. Some are surprisingly simple, just a base of spices with fresh chillies, onions, tinned tomatoes and coconut milk. Others are much more involved.

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People

Monday, April 27, 2015

She has trekked the world for charity. Now a remarkable septuagenarian is defying disability to walk on air, writes Rowan Mantell.

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Monday, April 27, 2015
Tanya Burr's make-up tutorials on You Tube have attracted a wide audience.

Tanya Burr’s passion for fashion and make-up has helped her become one of the stars of the internet. Camilla Davies meets the YouTube sensation from Bramerton.

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Monday, April 20, 2015
Gail Sprake on her farm near Bungay with her lambs.

It may be an exhausting and anxious time, but the spring lambing season never ceases to delight farmer and shepherdess Gail Sprake.

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Monday, April 20, 2015
Anne Rowe, owner of Walkers clothes shop, Norwich.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Anne Rowe is marking 25 years of her Norwich shop Walkers of Pottergate with a special celebration – and the chance for our readers to become models!

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Monday, April 13, 2015
Fiona Neill at her Thurgarton home.   Photo by Mark Bullimore

The Norfolk-born author who created the wonderful Slummy Mummy turns her timely attention to the perils of technology in her new book. Interview by Catherine Larner.

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Woodland walks for all tastes

Make the most of our glorious great woods and beautiful forest, says Jo Malone, as she chooses her Norfolk favourites.

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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

A look at the growing trend of making our own clothes

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Monday, March 2, 2015
Collector Viktor Wynd. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Viktor Wynd’s new book explores his mania for gathering unusual objects from around the world – and he keeps many of them at his home in north Norfolk, writes Keiron Pim.

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Monday, July 28, 2014
Richard Hughes step by step, lobster pasta.
Photo by Simon Finlay.

This month’s recipe is the ultimate “rich man, poor man” dish - a term much loved in the chef’s community, whereby we take a luxury ingredient and pair it with something from the humble end of the shopping list.

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Monday, May 19, 2014
Bergh Apton, May, EDP Norfolk

Beautiful Bergh Apton is blessed with an abundance of lovely gardens – and this month the Garden of Eden will be appearing in the south Norfolk village.

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