Sometimes it’s easy to forget the amazing places that are right on your doorstep. Norwich is one of those cities with plenty of parks, that make you feel like you’re not in a city. I’ve mentioned the Plantation Gardens before, but this little gem is even closer to my front…

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A half an hour drive out the city and you’ll be surrounded by nature in the tranquil setting that is Foxley Wood.  It’s a national nature reserve and a working wood. The trust there have re-purposed ways of using the wood, as it would have been used in times gone…

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Welcome to Fashion Week here on The Shelley Diaries. As it’s Norwich Fashion Week, I thought what better way to celebrate! My first Fashion Week event was the Intu Chapelfield Style Garden on Sunday. There were ‘fash mob’ style shows by the Intu Chapelfield retailers every 20 minutes over the weekend, and…

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Tucked away on the edge of the Golden Triangle and the City Centre you’ll find a beautiful, peaceful haven. I’m not sure why I hadn’t discovered The Plantation Gardens before, I’d heard a lot about it, but on New Years Day I finally got to go and explore. It may…

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