... a bit Suffolk
|fr 10 Nov
|sa 7 Oct
When rugby ended at Shelford near Cambridge Sunday the staff locked up the pavilion and departed leaving three women's flag american football teams without water and more importantly toilets prompting drives to a garden centre for the facility. Hopefully won't happen when Iceni Spears, Sacks in the City and London Amazons are back there next month.
|su 10 Sep
♫ This afternoon the last of six chamber music concerts in Cratfield this summer. It's SOLD OUT so you probably will be missing <sigh> the London Haydn Quartet playing a programme of Beethoven, Mendelssohn and not surprisingly Haydn.
|th 24 Aug
|tu 15 Aug
The BBC have sold the Maida Vale Studios in that there London for probably around £10 million. It was built in 1909 as the Maida Vale Roller Skating Palace. We've worked there a number of times and noticed some of the floors were impressively smooth.
|sa 1 Oct
|su 12 Jun
This year the Aldeburgh Festival has some innovative programming, a cycle sportive on the nineteenth and 2-3 July watch big screen Wimbledon on the Red House lawn ... although their web site doesn't seem to know about it last time we looked.
|th 28 Apr
|fr 3 Dec
|mo 29 Mar
Nice to see rolling in Clissold Park Stoke Newington, we used to jog there with a three legged dog call Spock ... we could usually keep up with her.
|sa 6 Mar
|su 1 Nov
In 1982 and that there London we had mislaid a reference library possibly around Holborn and were standing bemused on a corner. Sean Connery stopped to ask the way. He was driving a lhd rather grubby blue Mercedes but looked great; freshly pressed sports jacket and everything neatly trimmed. RIP Sir Sean.
|su 26 Apr
|su 15 Mar
Paris-Nice ended a day early yesterday, the UK Women's Tour (which has a stage finish in Felixstowe) postponed from its June start, both the Ipswich Cardinals and in Norwich the Iceni Spears have suspended training. Friday we were supposed to see Eric Church in that there London but yes, it was postponed. The world's going to be a bit duller for a while ...
|sa 8 Feb
The big hats and nipped in waists of suffragettes at the 1909 Women's Exhibtion in the Princes Rink Knightsbridge. Princes was the second largest rectangular rink in Britain making it a venue for ice hockey.
|we 1 Jan
Happy New Year. The bit of Suffolk that is near the coast tends to go into hibernation during January but we'll forage for any stirrings. In the meantime here's the pic we meant to use about bank track roller derby in that there London and the 50s.
|we 27 Nov
In our childhood we read from the public library an autobiography of a Canadian sports promoter working in 1950s London. Not surprisingly he promoted ice hockey but perhaps more surprising also bank track roller derby, The long term result of our reading was when ... more here
|mo 18 Nov
A pleasure to visit the imaginatively made over Campsea Ashe Station House yesterday for the last day of Artdog's show. Artdog will be showing Saturday at Brockley Open Studios in South London and in Framlingham next month.