FISHY TALES FeaturedWednesday, 04 January 2012 14:00
When you’re standing at the edge of a lake fishing there are no distractions – no mobile phone, no TV, no pile of ironing to do. It’s lovely standing or sitting at peace watching the world go by, so says former police officer Sue Hart who’s first fishing lesson took place in 1987 and ever since she’s been, erm, hooked!
Tuesday, 03 January 2012 16:40
Each year, hundreds of local women are discovering the perfect place to relieve stress, gain exercise, spend time with friends and network with like-minded people – all in a few hours. Sound too good to be true? Mwaah gets in the swing of things…on the golf course.
Get Your Motor Running FeaturedTuesday, 03 January 2012 14:23
Having a car is fun and fabulous, but patronising mechanics or smarmy car dealers can make motoring feel like the final frontier for the modern woman.To get Mwaah readers up to speed, bestselling author Maria McCarthy delivers some basic guidelines to get you in the driving seat. Caring for your car doesn’t have to mean donning greasy overalls and changing your own sparkplugs – but it’s vital you check your car regularly to prevent problems, and keep you and your family safe on the road.
Tuesday, 03 January 2012 14:02
Vrooom Vrooom...Mwaah flagged down a pink lady with a passion for Morgans. Driving Miss Sindy Morgan Main Dealer, Melvyn Rutter is such a romantic chap that when his wife said after 25 years of marriage she ought to have a Morgan of her own, he was only too keen to oblige. ‘I have to admit,’ declares Sindy, ‘that when I first met Melvyn I didn’t like Morgans at all as I had not heard of them, but on an early date he drove me to Scotland in one. Needless to say we attracted lots of attention from admirers and I…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 12:20
After seeing a tiny three-line advertisement for a bell ringer in Sawbridgeworth’s Church and Town magazine, Natalie Chalcraft, 64, jumped at the chance. Now she has been ringing the bells at St Mary’s Church for three years. It didn’t take long before she was hooked. “The first thing I learned was how to handle the rope,” she recalls. “We had one-on-one tuition to make sure we didn’t go flying up the bell tower! That lasted for about six weeks and then I was prepared enough to start practising with the rest of the group once a week.” One year later,…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 12:17
Graphic Designer by day and am-dram darling by night, Caroline Petherbridge, 39, has always adored the theatre. So much so, she runs a children’s acting group called Class Act Theatre School and is also on the committee that runs the charming Victoria Hall, Old Harlow, a quaint old town theatre that is perfect for staging community events. Amazingly, after packing all that in, Caroline still has some time left over when she becomes a rehearsal stand-in for some of the biggest game shows on TV! I started out three years ago, after my best friend died in a car accident.…