Monthly Archives: January 2012

8 – Fobbing to East Tilbury

We started this eighth part of our walk around the coast of Britain back in Fobbing, where we finished last week.  This week we were again joined by my aunt, Jenny. Fobbing is a small village dominated by a large church, St … Continue reading

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7 – Benfleet to Fobbing

Appearances can be deceptive.  The day was crisp and clear.  Although there was a frost overnight the sunlight was thawing the ground.  The wind was almost at a standstill, and the waters of Benfleet Creek were unmoving, looking like a mirror.  This … Continue reading

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6b – The Lobster Smack to Benfleet

We left the Lobster Smack, heading north.  To our left was Holehaven Creek, a large body of water with views to the Coryton oil refineries on the other side. As soon as the Lobster Smack is left behind the landscape becomes entirely rural.  There … Continue reading

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6a – Canvey Island Beach to The Lobster Smack

December did not allow us much walking, what with Christmas and illness, so we were all looking forward to doing a walk in early January, particularly as this walk was to get us out of Canvey Island and back to … Continue reading

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