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Maldon and Lake Meadows (in Billericay), were places I visited often as a child.

Back in July (when the weather was wonderful), myself and the boy had a picnic in Maldon, strolled along the highstreet, and generally had a nice relax.

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Now, the last picture, is of Ealdorman Byrthnoth of Essex (led the English against the Vikings at the battle of Maldon) - I had never noticed this statue before, so was very happy when we stumbled across it! I think on past visits we've been more interested in their two museums and the lovely highstreet!

Like Maldon, we managed to visit Lake Meadows when it was sunny.

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Lake Meadows is a huge park, with a lake plonked in the middle of it (duh - haha), and as the boy had never been there before I thought it would make a nice walk. Its also good to reminisce :)


t-shirt - topshop (£8 in the sale)
skirt - topshop (£20 - bought last week)
jacket - topshop (£5ish via a charity shop)

I also have new wine-red primark shoes on but you can't see them in the pictures!


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