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February (the Victorian rolling one) 2019   visit the web site at www.NearTheCoast.com
we 13 Feb
2019

Millers Toffee  Shell Motor Spirit  Music hall act Mercy and Teddy  Fancy dress and uniforms

Victorian and Edwardian roller skating clearly went together with fancy dress

 ... plus ça change eh?

tu12 Feb
2019

The Aldeburgh Festival at the Snape MaltingsPublic booking for this year's Aldeburgh Festival starts next Tuesday, with Antonio Pappano, Tenebrae and a boat trip on the River Orwell already  SOLD OUT .

Roller derby skater Lulu Bloodlust gets a tenth admirer on Flickr.

su10 Feb
2019

After the ARU Rhinos (that's Cambridge) lost 33 to 2 against the Essex Blades atEssex Blades quarteback Will Molyneux the season start we were expecting more of the same today in Colchester but on the very first play the Blades offensive centre snapped so enthusiastically that the ball went straight through the end zone for a two point safety.  Shortly after (possibly the next play) the Rhinos intercepted and ran in a touch down but ... more here

fr 8 Feb
2019

Advanced Walking published by Stackton Tressel TCYesterday at Stackton Tressel's monthly town council meeting the council's preparations for Brexit were discussed.  These include stockpiling sticks, free walking lessons in case of petrol supply problems and a £100,000 contract with Seaborne Freight to supply emergency tree surgeons.  For no apparent reason councillor Major Gervaise DeRoute described the Little Mutterings parish council as the rural political elite.  A member of the public gallery expressed surprise that Major DeRoute still has a driving license.

th 7 Feb
2019

Women's american football gets its own Facebook album.

we 6 Feb
2019

Merle Haggard in 2009 - pic contributedASTONISHER No.45:  When Johnny Cash gave an unlikely concert at San Quentin state prison fellow country singer Merle I'm an Okie from Muskogee Haggard was in the audience serving two and a half years for burglary and an attempted jail break.  Equally unlikely (though perhaps not in the USA) Haggard was pardoned in 1972 by then governor of California Ronald Reagan.

The page Halesworth 2013-11 has morphed into Halesworth 2014-11.

mo 4 Feb
2019

An actress in the Keeper's Daughter's production of Romeo and Juliet at Wingfield Barn's last summer has been added to Ladies in Suffolk.

Businesses Open as Usual in Fairfield Road Framlingham ... that would be St John's then.

su 3 Feb
2019

Women's american football in NorwichWe arrived yesterday in Thorpe St Andrew in time for the lunch break (impressive catering) to be told it had tried to snow earlier but thankfully the rain had held off.  Women's american football team Iceni Spears were hosting the Peterborough Royals and Essex Hellcats for joint  training followed by a seven a side tournament.  In the event there ... more here

The now not so new zebra crossing in Station Road Framlingham has had the barriers removed but no sign of the belisha beacons.

fr 1 Feb
2019

PC TipsLast Friday we spent well over an hour resetting and then configuring Canon 7D mkII - pic contributeda new to us camera body so it would behave as we expected.  Saturday after a photo op in Bedfordshire we found it had defaulted to jpg not RAW file format.  Sunday in Norwich we noticed it wasn't auto-rotating portrait orientation pix.  MORAL: Expect it to take time to sort out new kit.

Worried too many people might turn up at your coffee morning?  Garden fete?  Swingers' party?  Don't do promotion on nearthecoast then.

th 31 Jan
2019

I advertised with nearthecoast and it fixed our downstairs looAdvert slots above and in the twice(ish) monthly digest available NOW.  So to tell near the coast about yourself with £11.95 but BOGOF, that's two months for the price of one ... first come first served.

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