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we 12 Jan
Stackton Tressel town council's Suffolkness committee has issued new guidelines. To be authentic Suffolk you should have a Co-op loyalty card, drink beer (meaning mild) not lager, know what 'squit' is, who the manager of ITFC is and where Benhall and Little Mutterings are, and not use 'do' and 'does' the right way round like those la di da townies from that there London does ... owning a tractor helps ...
tu 11 Jan
Saturday the first proper Framlingham market of 2021 had sun, virtually all the traders and socially distanced a bit of queuing. They're there again today.
Stand up Lou Sanders being a lot braver than us on eight wheels.
We have over 5,000 stock images available on Alamy.
mo 10 Jan
Planning a witch ducking at this difficult time? Only the witch, the witchfinder (they can't really work from home) and members of the witch's bubble can be present but you're still welcome to promote the ducking with us.
su 9 Jan
sa 9 Jan
JOB Wanted in Framlingham a parts advisor ... very possibly Earnest Doe eh? Got a feeling we've seen this vacancy before?
fr 8 Jan
The Art Station Saxmundham has studios/workspaces/hot desks available now.
th 7 Jan
Things to look forward to are Pancake Day next month, the race to the sun Paris-Nice happening in March and hopefully local old friend the Maverick Festival returning in July (with Terra Lightfoot) especially as there's been a parliamentary festival inquiry.
we 6 Jan
This year we're going with today being Twelfth Night.
tu 5 Jan
We've reached sixteen hundred Twitter followers which is nice.
mo 4 Jan
Life Skills 37: We expect you know it's a good idea to ask a service provider for a deal before renewing a contract? What surprised us more after dickering with BT via online chat was not that it saved some £240 on the year but after doing the sums the deal worked out pretty much the same as Plusnet ...
Yes, we should have pointed out the Parham Airfield Museum Christmas newsletter a lot sooner.
su 3 Jan
Positive attitude from Life Arts who have a Woodbridge Mind Body Spirit Festival planned for April.
sa 2 Jan
Happy New Year ... redundant to say so but let's hope things are getting a little back to normal by the spring ...
We had to look up flâneur, apparently it means a man who saunters around observing society. So same problem in Suffolk as with street photography.
2021 will be the year the bulletin board fades away ...
th 31 Dec
looking for a bottle of Chambery vermouth in the Saxmundham Waitrose we noticed that sadly the cafe has gone. It may have been gone for ages and we hadn't noticed but then neither has the shop's web page.
The Beeb has a very useful page summarising the Covid restrictions where you are.
There are two Brits in the eleven players on the NFL's very international programme for next season.
we 30 Dec
When the River Ore overflowed into Fairfield Road Framlingham on Boxing Day we thought something had dammed the river causing the rise in level but it was a very leaning tree already there. The police's approximated warning sign was still there this morning ...
tu 29 Dec
Hopefully you had as good a Christmas as the pandemic will allow? Ours was slightly marred by a disappointment.