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th 5 Jan

We previously supported Twelfth Night as 6 January but who are we to disagree with Radio 3.

sa 31 Dec

... and let us be absolutely clear when we say Happy New Year we mean Happy New Year... see you on the other side ...

tu 27 Dec

Detectorists Christmas SpecialChristmas tv included a Norwegian Bob and Paul festive special, Ted the dog appearing was so heavily signposted it was hardly a surprise.  Considerably more subtle in Detectorists was Professor Alice Roberts' slightly out of focus and unremarked appearance (around 1:04:24) on the steps of the British Museum.  Already nostalgic to see the now gone Framlingham St Michael's Rooms.

fr 23 Dec

Have a good one, see you on the other side ...

mo 19 Dec

Winter Solstice - the shortest dayThe increasingly shortening days of winter we find frustrating and unrewarding but there's good news, Wednesday is the shortest day and things start to improve.

tu 13 Dec

Royal MailOur thanks to the more than one digest reader who have pointed out the new drop dead date for swapping stamps is effectively 31 July.  See What happens if I use a non-barcoded stamp after 31 January way down the Royal Mail page.

Prompted by the arrival of our exchange postage stamps and a bought book ofSwapped stamps second class we've done maybe half of our Christmas cards.  The book of second class was cheaper than we anticipated but then it only contained eight not a dozen stamps.  Remember send in your non-digital non-pictorial stamps by 31 January, download the form here.

th 24 Nov

Royal MailIf you need to post internationally for Christmas it can creep up on youBah, humbug! really quickly.  It's already too late for international economy to much of the planet including North America but you have until tomorrow the 25th for Eastern Europe and a few other places.

su 30 Oct

The clocks go back The clocks have gone back.

sa 22 Oct

The East African Daily Times has recalled its Ukrainian reporter Venutia CratpoleEast African Daily Times because in six months she hasn't filed anything about ITFC or that there Ed Sheraton.  Venutia is due back Tuesday and will be reassigned as the EADT's Co-op and Posh Boys correspondent.

fr 23 Sep

Autumnal Equinox  As always the year moves on, today is the autumnal equinox.

th 8 Sep

Elizabeth II  1926-2022.

th 18 Aug

No, we don't understand it either but again our digest was most popular in Sweden after the UK and USA .

th 4 Aug

Yesterday's digest was again surprisingly popular in Sweden.

fr 29 Jul

As predicted we now have a tv and radio page.

mo 25 Jul

♫ We've added to peeps in Suffolk the notable and influential British pedal steel guitarist BJ Cole.

th 21 Jul

To increase relevancy the Covid-19 page has been renamed Covid.

we 20 Jul

Jess the black and white catDespite the recent record breaking temps our fortnightly(ish) digest emailed out today ... click Postman Pat's black and white cat to get your free copy.

sa 9 Jul

Eleven years since we lost Fish, still missed.

fr 24 Jun

People are always interested in house prices and near the coast is noHouse sales around near the coast different and though it's not news it's new to us that the Poachers Pocket changed hands last year ... been a while.

fr 17 Jun

Our London in 2010 page has merged to become London 2012-2010.

th 16 Jun

Father's Day - pic contributed by R Magritte Perhaps a commercial invention but it's Father's Day Sunday.

we 15 Jun

We're fifteen today which in Internet years is about 180. Happy Birthday to us

we 8 Jun

Summer Solstice - the longest dayThey year moves on and despite the not very good weather Tuesday week will be the longest day.

tu 31 May

Some page merging has made the page Suffolk 2018-2015 ... expect there to be more merging.

mo 30 May

Gridiron UK Women's american football has its own nearthecoast Facebook album.

su 29 May

The Hermit of Treig posting a letterRecently BBC 4 has broadcast documentaries that are minimalist, charming and don't have a celebrity(ish) presenter mouthing like they know about the subject plus  by happenstance are Scottish, try Prince of Muck and/or The Hermit of Treig,.  The Hermit opens with Ken Smith (the hermit) walking 54 miles round trip to ... more here

th 26 May

Our fortnightly(ish) digest continues to be surprisingly popular in Sweden,The Ukranian national flag perhaps they think we're something to do with NATO?  Encouragingly Suffolk Constabularythere were clicks on humanitarian aid to Ukraine and apologies for the unintended link on the Suffolk Constabulary badge.

tu 24 May

Crikey!  Our Alamy portfolio is being busy this month. nearthecoast.com on Alamy

su 22 May

Dr Nearthecoast is in and listening but at this difficult time only consulting via email at doctorntc@nearthecoast.com

sa 21 May

nearthecoast.com on Facebook How to tell if a photograph is Art.

fr 6 May

Buy us a coffeeOur very grateful thanks to supporter Peter for buying us a trio of coffees.  He points out that at the end of the month the Torch Relay manages to swerve around Bredfield.

th 21 Apr
So far yesterday's digest has 15 opens in Sweden and 9 in UkraineUkraine Humanitarian Appeal
su 10 Apr

Today is National Siblings Day.

sa 9 Apr

L♥VE this, geographically not near the coast but we've had looks exactly like it.

tu 5 Apr

Piazza San Marco by John BawtreePleasing that Peasenhall resident and talented artist John Bawtree has renewed his ad with us.  In June John will be showing for two weeks in the Framlingham Carousel.

th 31 Mar
world backup day

The Man in the Hat cancels Kelsale gig♫ Very pleased to welcome back supporter Man in the Hat but not pleased to report he has Covid and regrettably but responsibly has cancelled his gig Saturday in Kelsale.

su 27 Mar

The clocks go forwardEchoing Pancakes and St David doubling up at the month's beginning today is Mothering Sunday and the clocks have gone forward.

sa 26 Mar

Crikey!  Wednesday's digest is being surprisingly popular in Sweden, order your free copy here.

tu 15 Mar

Jess the black and white catSurprisingly last week's Ukraine digest has been more (if only just) popular in the USA than the UK with Sweden coming third.  Click Postman Pat's black and white cat to order your free copy.

sa 5 Mar

Norwich Devils WomenCrikey!  The Norwich Devils Women have bought us a whole handful of coffeesBuy us a coffee, how very kind.  Their season starts in May and they host a four team tournament in Norwich and July.

tu 1 Mar

St David's Day  St David's and Pancake Day are double teaming today.

mo 14 Feb

Valentine's DayBuy us a coffeeYou could prove how much you love us this Valentine's Day by buying us a coffee ...

sa 12 Feb

Jaques Tati  1907-1982The Facebook icon at the digest page top seems still broken for some subscribers, please let us know if your getting broken links ... if you don't get the digest click Jaques Tati to receive it free.

tu 1 Feb

2022 Year of the TigerToday is the Chinese New Year (it moves about, 22 January next year) and the year of the tiger, in contrast next year it's the year of the rabbit.

sa 29 Jan

A witch ducking this year?Planning a witch ducking this spring?  No longer a legal obligation to wear a mask plus you're welcome to promote your event on here.

sa 22 Jan

You may be in a pic on our Facebook page. nearthecoast on Facebook

mo 17 Jan
Blue Monday

SRN NearthecoastSRN Nearthecoast is in, fiddling with her tick list, pen and prescribing guidelines, hoping there'll be enough PPE but still listening (apparently) at ntc@nearthecoast.com or text 07970 865730

we 12 Jan

Your bippy (sweet or other wise) is your bum, who knew?

mo 3 Jan

We go with Twelfth Night being Jan 6 so Christmas decorations down Thursday.

sa 1 Jan

Happy New Year ... it's gotta be better than the last one eh!

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