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Father's Day at The Soul in Burnham-on-Crouch

Posted over 7 years ago by Penny Fordham with 0 comments

Last weekend was Father's Day so my brother, sister and I decided to take our Dad out for a meal. Over the years we have found ourselves keep bouncing back to the same places for celebratory meals, so this time we wanted to try somewhere new. We are very...

My Essex

Posted over 7 years ago by Penny Fordham with 0 comments

In March I went to Glasgow to visit a friend. It was a great weekend but it did make me think about something I’d never spared much thought for - the Essex stereotype. Almost every person I met in Glasgow made a comment and in one bar, word spread...

Friday, I Love You

Posted over 7 years ago by Penny Fordham with 0 comments

The end of a long week, the start of a long-weekend! It's Friday and you know what that means?! It's the freakin' weekend, wahooooooooo!! And, not only is it the weekend, but it's a Bank Holiday weekend which means I get three days off work. THREE WHOLE...

Snowstorms and Sunshiney Dreams

Posted over 7 years ago by Penny Fordham with 0 comments

It's been snowing non-stop here for over 6-hours, but I refuse to let this cold weather get me down - sunshine daydreams will keep me sane! As I'm working my weekly "long day" in the office (9am-10pm - I will NEVER get used to these hours) I popped home...

Overcoming Adversity - My Brother's Half Marathon

Posted over 7 years ago by Penny Fordham with 0 comments

10-years ago, my brother was in a wheelchair. This weekend he ran the Brentwood Half Marathon. I am such a proud big sister. On Sunday my little brother ('little' - he's a fully grown adult and taller than me) ran the Brentwood Half Marathon. Those fitbods...

Introduction

Posted over 7 years ago by Penny Fordham with 0 comments

A little about me, my life and "A Penny For Them" As this is my first post on “A Penny For Them” I thought it made sense to introduce myself. My name’s Penny, I’m 27 and have lived in Essex for most of my life having moved here...