... a bit Suffolk
|mo 5 Mar|
Driving through Parham and Hacheston this morning you could still see where last week's snow drifts must have caused a problem ... driving through Easton this afternoon you could still see where last week's snow drifts must have caused a problem.
|su 7 Jan|
♫ Thomas Dolby, the Young Zulu Warriors and Devon Sproule at the very excellent Maverick Festival in 2010-08 and Easton.
|su 26 Nov|
♫ Judging by YouTube Canadian Terra Lightfoot doesn't mess about and a bit of rocker, what's more last night Ella spoke highly of her, we're guessing Ella saw Terra at this summer's Maverick ... we failed there. You can see Terra and band (just one of two UK dates) plus blueser Tom Attah Friday in Easton at Maverick's Thanksgiving Party.
|mo 20 Nov|
Easton in 2009 to 2007.
|mo 2 Oct|
♫ When Peppery Productions presented the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain (ten years ago!) at Easton Farm Park we weren't keen. We'd heard them on the radio and thought them just one joke but we were persuaded to go and how wrong we were; witty, creative and Hester singing Teenage Dirtbag was a genuinely moving experience. So very sorry to learn that founder member Kitty Lux passed away in June.
|fr 2 Jun|
What's happening next to the school in Easton is houses and possibly a car park.
|tu 9 May|
Something is happening at the side of Easton school that might be a car park.
|we 3 May|
Suffolk Young Farmers Country Fair this Sunday at Easton Farm Park ... they're a bit non-committal about what time it starts.
|we 29 Mar|
FOR SALE Three baby pygmy goats between Kettleburgh and Easton.
|sa 16 Apr|
Suffolk Young Farmers Country Fair tomorrow (the forecast looks better than today) at Easton Farm Park, not free admission but there are family tickets.
|we 17 Feb|
One our fails last year was not catching Debbie Bond at the Maverick festival Easton. This April she'll be touring her new album Enjoy The Ride in Europe and there are still some UK gaps in her diary. ♫
|we 27 Jan|
Yes, the Easton Harriers were originally called the Hamilton Harriers.
|sa 23 Jan|
Harriers on the Market Hill Framlingham before what's now Country Vision got the mock Tudor half timbering. Not unreasonable to assume it's the Easton Harriers. We've fiddled with the image and we can see HARRIERS in the annotation but don't think it's EASTON ... it might be HAMILTON and once upon a time Lord and Lady Hamilton pretty much owned Easton ...
|th 2 Jul|
Easton Pre-school are easily the most popular recipients of the Co-op green plastic discs in both Framlingham and Wickham Market.
|tu 23 Jun|
This summer everything near the coast seems be happening on 4 July. Top of our 4 July list is the eighth Maverick Festival at Easton Farm Park with top of that list Billy Bragg plus from New Orleans Gal Holiday and the Honkey Tonk Revue. ♫
|mo 4 May|
♫ Maverick at Easton Farm Park last weekend with Canadians Ryan Boldt supported by Kacy and Clayton.
|sa 21 Feb|
|we 28 Jan|
Easton has a weekly pop up cafe, 10:00-11:30am Sundays in the village hall.
|th 23 Oct|
|fr 1 Aug|
♫ For us the star of tomorrow's Suffolk Fun Festival at Easton Farm Park is Benhall ukulele goddess Lucy Sampson. Hosted by Foz from Radio Suffolk the festival continues on Sunday.
|we 17 Jul|
|tu 11 Jun|
Arriving back near the coast yesterday we did our shopping in the Wickham Market co-op ... it was so calm and unhurried compared with the Hackney Tescos near Chelmsford ... ahhhh (we thought) nice to be back ... on the back road to Easton we dodged two hatchbacked mums with hectic lifestyles and a flying post van ... Suffolk eh? (we thought).
|we 20 Feb|
♫When we visited a Rabble Chorus rehearsal in Easton three years ago we were impressed by Kirsty Logan's arrangements but there wasn't that many of them. Now there's enough for a flash mob in the Ipswich John Lewis with Barbara Ann Spencer taking lead. PS: This song and choir on the cd of last year's Maverick Festival.♫
|mo 11 Feb|
Easton in the 1950s, a bowler hat being worn without irony in Stowmarket, that windmill in Thorpeness and Framlingham's Market Hill when the pharmacy was a chemist and had a flagpole ... clearly Fram's always had a flag fetish.
|sa 1 Dec|
|we 14 Nov|
It's maybe a decade since we saw an Eastern Angles Christmas show in Ipswich but remember fondly Ferry Across The Waveney and a splendidly pneumatic guest appearance by Lara Croft in another Christmas show. Peppery Prods who put on the excellent shows at Easton Farm Park have dickered a two for one offer for the three preview shows of Dial M for Murgatroyd, just say Peppery when ordering tickets.
|su 22 Jul|
Easton pre-school may be a bit confused about when they have an anniversary due but Friday they knew how to run a teddy jump raffle without that dour chanting Yellow one four six that too often mars a social occasion. Despite threatening dashes of rain the teddies jumped triumphantly. Possibly the liveliest pre-school near the coast it has a few vacancies, a new lunch club and now takes children from two years old.
|tu 12 Jun|
Easton Pre-School agm 7:30 tonight in the village hall.
|we 9 May|
We went to Easton farm park Monday to see the Suffolk Exhibitions show and particularly liked the lino cuts of Helen Maxfield and (even though they are a bit scary) the felt vessels of Tracy Hetherington ... but got seriously distracted by the farm animals. It's the time of year when everything's having young with Suffolk Punch colt Easton William the unquestionable star.
|tu 24 Apr|
An attempted break-in sometime last weekend in Easton.
|su 19 Feb|
|we 15 Feb|
♫ The Rabble Chorus who rehearse Thursday evenings in Easton village hall now have a second daylight chorus who rehearse Tuesday mornings in the St Johns Hall Woodbridge, contact Kirsty Logan email@example.com
|tu 8 Nov|
Easton Pre-School have an everybody welcome family photo shoot this weekend.
|mo 12 Sep|
♫J udging by all the parked cars in Easton Saturday night Buddy Morlock (recordees of his songs include Garth Brooks, Nanci Griffith and Joan Baez) was being very popular in the White Horse.
|sa 23 Jul|
Astoundingly the Easton pre-school second teddy jump was even more exciting than the first. Behind the recently refurbished village hall very young motorists were savouring the anticipation by crashing into each other with a polite Excuse me!
|sa 14 May|
With a council grant Easton village hall has new joists, new floor, raised ceiling and a paint job that altogether makes it a much more pleasant space ... plus a mountain of new stuff for the pre-school. At today's pre-school open day the almost overwhelming amount going on included manicures, no really, manicures, yoga with the children surprisingly engaged and guinea pig petting. When we left three new families had joined but still space for children from 18 months upwards.
|sa 18 Sep|
Juliet Dearlove lives in Easton and her first book Atlantic Children is available on Amazon.
|mo 16 Aug|
Working lemon cocker spaniel called Scramble has been missing from Easton since Saturday afternoon. Info to ... too late, doggy's back home!
|tu 15 Jun|
|tu 8 Jun|
|th 13 May|
Letheringham church fundraisers have organised an opportunity Monday to meet Meg Rosoff author of How I Live Now in Easton Village Hall.
|su 2 May|
It's the Easton Pre-school agm 7:45pm this Tuesday at the village hall.
|fr 26 Feb|
The Easton Rabble (what a great name, you're already on their side) are a comparatively newly formed choir but already have some 30 turning out (including half a dozen blokes) and last night were laughing a lot and making a wonderful sound to these ears. New singers of course welcome (don't have to read) and to get some stage time the choir will cheer up your event for free. ♫