... a bit Suffolk
tu 15 Sep
Born in Suffolk Daisy Cooper went to Framlingham College, was Suffolk Coastal prospective parliamentary candidate in 2010 and in 2014 looked like a shoo in for the Lib Dem presidency. Daisy is now MP for St Albans and this week was elected deputy leader of her party ... we need more politicians called Daisy.
Really like Scott Mortimer's Suffolk Noir cards set in Woodbridge. Packs of nine cards available at Browsers Bookshop in the Woodbridge Thoroughfare.
sa 8 Aug
An arrest early last month in Ipswich has led to the recovery of multiple power tools from multiple burglaries and thefts across Suffolk. The constabulary web site has pictures and the police are asking potential owners to come forward.
mo 20 Jul
The Suffolk Punch was (may be is) one third of the Suffolk Trinity (with red poll cattle and black faced sheep) but as a breed it's severely under threat with just 72 mares in the UK. A positive sign for this gorgeously coloured and historically important breed is using a new sex sorted sperm method a filly colt has been born in Whitchurch Shropshire.
fr 17 Jul
The web site may be a little short on information but we very much approve of PINK Orange. They supply throughout Suffolk to free school meal receivers free household meal kits during the summer hols.
tu 7 Jul
In a lifetime of laughter and tears we have noted that most people like what they're used to and that usually means clichéd predictability so when the Blue Thunder Rollers renamed themselves we were impressed they resisted Suffolk Punchers or such like. Recently Suffolk Roller Derby skater Dr Astrid Coxon has revived the draught horse allusion.
Suffolk Myth 85: Good afternoon and who let you in? is another popular Suffolk greeting.
♫ Today Saturday 4 July is US Independence Day but more importantly your local pub should re-open. Let's hope bottled beer hasn't reprogrammed your taste buds and you have to relearn draught. This afternoon you could use up those bottles while Maverick virtually festival on that there Facepack. We'll be looking out for rocker Terra Lightfoot and local Honey and the Bear.
mo 29 Jun
Set in East Suffolk police whodunit DI Gwen Danbury has no strong sense of place but name checks locals like Orford and Woodbridge. Copper Gwen Danbury is played by the delicious Annette Badland who was so wonderful in Little Voice.
tu 16 Jun
The Women's Tour will be coming to Suffolk tomorrow ... virtually.
th 11 Jun
Suffolk County Council were surprisingly quick about that.
sa 23 May
A Suffolk rainbow, they're special eh?
mo 18 May
An ironic returning to normality with East Suffolk garden waste collections starting again next week on Bank Holiday?! Monday 25 May.
fr 15 May
sat 2 May
Suffolk, or at least Co-ops near the coast, have rediscovered the ice bucket challenge. Yesterday in front of a few socially distanced onlookers a very good handful of Framlingham Co-op staff were cheerfully dunked by their co-workers. If we'd paid more attention we would know which charity benefitted but we do know Wickham Market Co-op have been challenged to do the same thing.
we 29 Apr
No new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk yesterday. A new map effectively showing infection as percentage of population and Suffolk doing no better than the rest of East Anglia. The thirty seventh reason to be cheerful ... go on, judge us. ♫
mo 6 Apr
Yesterday unsurprisingly the total of confirmed C-19 cases in Suffolk went over over 200 confirmed cases. If like us you're suffering from sport deprivation here's a fourteenth reason to be cheerful ... they're going for two. ♫
sa 4 Apr
The paid green garden waste wheelies arrived in October 2018. At this difficult time East Suffolk district council are suspending garden waste collections but subscriptions will be extended when the collections restart.
Recall our space exclamations rant? Radio 3 presenter Petroc Trelawney is doing it. The spaces between words show where the words start and end though this doesn't necessarily apply to Suffolk roadside signs FOR SALE Bare Roothedging. A full stop/exclamation shows where a sentence ends and by placing a space before it you're confusing things ... but we wouldn't break social distancing to argue this.