... a bit Suffolk
Yesterday the BBC reported a massive 1,000+ increase of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk to 2,599. We're guessing care home have started being included or it's a typo come error? Either way after the two preceding weeks when there were virtually no new cases this week when we're starting to unlock it looks like fifty odd new cases ... sixty second reason to be cheerful ♫ Listenin' to ol' Alabama ♫
♫ 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.
fr 3 Jul
St Elizabeth Hospice is hosting a virtual Pet Pageant with a Morrison's hamper for Best in Show. Being virtual means you can bring your pet python as it won't terrify the rabbits:)
Framlingham this week.
th 2 Jul
From the BBC's very excellent More or Less a cold look at the numbers around at least 43,000+ Covid 19 deaths in the UK.
If it's your 29th birthday this year you're younger than the Hubble Space Telescope.
tu 30 Jun
We have over 5,000 stock images available on Alamy.
When Richard Branson goes roller skating with some rock dinosaurs and it's not him who breaks his ankle surely an up cock by God ... ♫
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.
East Anglia's Children's Hospices shop in Framlingham re-opens next Monday. As there's usually me too involved expect the other charity shops to do similar.
su 28 Jun
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sa 27 Jun
The roads on the Castle Keep development on Fairfield Road Framlingham have names though Google maps have yet to catch up. Regrettably the charming children's play area has been closed during the present coronavirus pandemic.
fr 26 Jun
Parham Airfield Museum is waiting on government guidelines before considering when to re-open. When it does their cafe makes a pleasant break on a Sunday bike ride.
th 25 Jun
we 24 Jun
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If you go through the online process to return an eBay item, get to the end and then want to go back to the beginning to change the reason for return DON'T click Cancel. If you cancel a return you can't start another one for the same item.
Craig Brown is a humourist who's had a Radio 4 series and directed the Aldeburgh Documentary Film Festival. Next month the Halesworth Cut is hosting a Zoom Q&A with Craig about his latest book One Two Three Four: The Beatles in Time. ♫
tu 23 Jun
Very pleased to welcome back supporter The Framlingham Station who presently Thursday to Saturday evenings are serving takeaway pizza and takeaway eight pint pipkins of Earl Soham Victoria and Brandeston Gold.
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mo 22 Jun
Our grateful thanks to Tony Hutt for doing the sum we should have and calculating the standby cost of charging USBs on a 13amp socket is pence per year ... but then as our mother said (wagging her finger) when she got a £200 ex-gratia payment for slipping over sequence dancing It's not the money nearthecoast it's the principle.
su 21 Jun
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