Love Where You Live

Are you lucky enough to love where you live? We do hope so. It is a life-changing state to be in. When you really believe that there’s no place like home, you can be so much more content and at ease with your situation.

We are lucky enough to live in the UK’s ‘happiest place to live’ – Leigh-on-Sea. It has a good community vibe, estuary walks and seaside, easy access to London and the list goes on.

It’s not just Leigh-on-Sea that has a fond place in our hearts though. We’ve been lucky enough to live in several places that we love – London, Bath, Brighton and Sydney for starters. Each of those cities has a special place in our hearts and memories of our lives there make us smile.

The downside to that is constantly missing something about a place when you’re somewhere else. Whilst we do love Leigh-on-Sea, there are days when we’d love to hop back into our lives spent in the sun, sand and surf of Sydney. But when we lived there, we’d have dreams about English countryside and traditional, old pubs. It’s that old saying about the grass being greener.

Wherever our current home is, we always carry a piece of our other homes with us. It could be a treasured photo, a piece of artwork, a significant song, a memento and, most importantly, our precious memories.

This February, the month of love, make time to celebrate the place that you love. Walk along your favourite track, visit your much-loved café and pub, explore the new stores and browse the old faithfuls. Just make time to enjoy your happy place.

If you love where you live, or know somebody else who does, why not treat yourself or them to a local print of your special place.

Leave a comment:

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published

Other articles:

Wishing You A Merry Christmas

For those last minute purchases please visit the gallery on Leigh Broadway. It will be open on Saturday 23rd December from 10am-5pm, then every Saturday.

70 The Broadway

Leigh Pop Up Christmas Market 2023

Come see us at the Leigh Pop Up Christmas Artisan Craft Market in the Leigh-on-Sea, Community Centre this November.

We have some new designs for you to see and some great bargains.

Find us in the main hall left of the entrance. Drop by and say hello.

Saturday 18th November 12pm – 4pm

Sunday 19th November 12pm – 4pm

Leigh Pop Up Christmas Artisan Craft Market
Leigh Community Centre
71-73 Elm Road
Leigh on Sea

Old Leigh Artist Market

We will be at the Old Leigh Artist Market on Monday 1st May.

Come say hello and see our newest designs.

Let's hope the sun shines for us!

The Stand Wharf
High Street
Old Leigh

Wishing You A Merry Christmas

Christmas Is Almost Here

Are you still looking for that unique last minute Christmas gift?

We can help. You can choose from our range of local designs, framed or unframed at 70 The Broadway Gallery, in Leigh-on-Sea. The gallery will be open for sales and collection of orders on Fridays 11-3pm and our usual opening time 10-5pm every Saturday.

Merry Christmas.

Leigh Late Night Christmas Shopping

We are super pleased to be taking part in the Leigh-on-Sea late night Christmas shopping event on Thursday 8th December 2022. Come have a mince pie and mulled wine at our venue 70 The Broadway Gallery, from 5pm – Late.

Art of Adventure along with a collective of local artists will have a range of unique gifts for sale.

Can't make it, then the gallery will be open on Fridays 11-3pm on the run up to Christmas and our usual opening time 10-5pm every Saturday.

See you there.