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tu 31 Aug
2021

The second three team meeting of the Women's Central East Conference Saturday was held at the Peterborough Lions Rugby Club.  Despite helpful ... more here

sa 5 Jun
2021

A tree possibly in Liechtenstein Stackton Tressel (pop 6,324) town council denies informal meetings to discuss a unilateral declaration of independence after the government finalises a trade deal with Liechtenstein  (pop 38,229).  Council chairman Dame Celia Baumhugger said she'd heard there were trees in Liechtenstein.

sa 3 Apr
2021

We thought the world was slowly drifting back to normality so discouraging that next weekend's Paris-Roubiax has been postponed until October.

fr 2 Apr
2021

Turkish National FlagTurkey has taken over from Germany as the third busiest country reading our digest ... Turkey?!

su 7 Mar
2021

Over The Moon back on Framlingham MarketEncouraging little signs of approaching normality this weekend are the welcome return of Over The Moon Coffee on Framlingham Market yesterday and the race to the sun Paris-Nice starts today with highlights on ITV4 tonight at 6pm.

sa 6 Mar
2021
The surface of MarsIt took us a while to work it out but if a parachute was used to land the Perseverance rover then Mars must have an atmosphere.  The vehicle has now moved 21 feet ... so a bit like the North Circular then.
su 14 Feb
2021
Valentine's DayNot surprisingly the Tour de Rwanda  has been pushed back from the end of this month to May but still the Wall of Kigali.
mo 1 Feb
2021
EACH virtual balloon raceEast Anglia's Children's Hospices has taken a big financial hit because of the virus.  You can help out by buying a £3 competitor in a virtual balloon race from Paris on St Valentine's Day, first prize £500.
tu 27 Oct
2020

Cat in the Wall at the Cambridge Film FestivalA chum recently described a Woody Allen film as arty.  Would they think the same of next month's Cambridge Film Festival?  We're intrigued by a Bulgarian view of Brexit Britain Cat in the Wall.

su 18 Oct
2020

You can watch the Giro d'Italia in Welsh and live on iPlayer despite Geriant Thomas crashing out early on with a fractured hip.

tu 15 Sep
2020

Daisy Cooper in Aldeburgh and 2010Born in Suffolk Daisy Cooper went to Framlingham College, was Suffolk Coastal prospective parliamentary candidate in 2010 and in 2014 looked like a shoo in for the Lib Dem presidency.  Daisy is now MP for St Albans and this week was elected deputy leader of her party ... we need more politicians called Daisy.

tu 8Sep
2020

Tiger Bay Brawlers in Grantham and 2012A chum who has been motor homing near Wales pointed us at BBC Wales' three part doc about roller derby league Tiger Bay Brawlers.  On tv 10:45pm tonight in Wales only but available everywhere on iPlayer.

th 3 Sep
2020

FREE snacks at the Tour de FranceLe Tour (LE tour - LA course) being delayed by two months and with perhaps optimistic Covid-19 spectator restrictions hasn't slowed down the caravane publicitaire.  It has always surprised us the willingness of spectators to dodge in and out of often hurtling race vehicles to get a free biscuit:)

su 23 Aug
2020

What was not near the coast in 2015-2014 is now not near the coast in 2016-2014 and features fish and chips with fruit.

we 12 Aug
2020

Tour de France 2020A month late the Tour de France starts on the 29th of this month (see it on ITV4). In the US it looks like at least some of the college american football season is cancelled, hope that doesn't happen in the UK.

fr 31 Jul
2020

The other Norfolk roller derby league on YouTube and in Canada. Canada Day

fr 24 Jul
2020

BBC documentary 'United Skates'BBC doc United Skates has stunning (often synchronised) rolling from black American skaters.  It also has racism, gangs, developers and closing down roller rinks but stay with it as the ending is encouraging.

mo 20 Jul
2020

Suffolk Punches at the 2007 Framlingham Horse ShowThe Suffolk Punch was (may be is) one third of the Suffolk Trinity (with red poll cattle and black faced sheep) but as a breed it's severely under threat with just 72 mares in the UK.  A positive sign for this gorgeously coloured and historically important breed is using a new sex sorted sperm method a filly colt has been born in Whitchurch Shropshire.

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