Category Archives: suffolk

Week Fifteen: 2022

We spent a few days in Suffolk, near Southwold, mostly to let the gasman service the boiler but also to relax and take in the coast and heathland. The gorse is out in force at this time of year and … Continue reading

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Week Nine: 2022

It would be easy to fall into the trap of adding to the doomscrolling that I seen to have fallen prey to over the last two weeks. I’ve not even checked the Covid numbers having obsessed about them for nigh … Continue reading

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A Walk In The Woods #thoughtpiece

I happened to be walking around Dunwich Forest in Suffolk yesterday. It’s a calming place when you dodge the logging that is happening in a few places. Then I came upon a man with two spaniels. He was ahead of … Continue reading

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Walking While Pondering #dunwich #suffolk

When it comes to weather, we can become a trifle obsessed. Today, fr’instance, the weather person told me we achieved the highest ever February temperature in the UK – 20.6 C somewhere in Wales. Most people of my close acquaintance … Continue reading

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Sometimes Even The Trees Can’t Fight, But Don’t Stop Hoping…

I like digging. Odd maybe, but as soon as we acquired our first garden I knew where my strengths lay – not for me the fancy-dan designer stuff and certainly not the intimate knowledge of plants species – I have … Continue reading

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The Easterliest Place #Lowestoft #walking

The best laid plans and all that. We are on a visit to Suffolk and had this rather neat plan sketched out. While the Textiliste headed for Beecles and a particularly fine example of Emporia Haberdasheri (I am not aware … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is….

  Serendipity. What do you need for this sort of lexicographical magic to occur? Take an impending invasion, avian displacement and a geeky army officer and you end up with a social construct that benefits millions. Minsmere in Suffolk is … Continue reading

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Beach Fayre #southwold #beautifulskies

As some know we spend a fair bit of time near the wonderful old fashioned seaside resort of Southwold. At this time of year it can be fairly empty and a little parky but sometimes, as this weekend the skies … Continue reading

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A wander about #sundaywalks

We took in some air today. Sunshine and sea were the hope but as ever  we hoped for variety. Walking around the town of Southwold on the Suffolk coast gives us that. We strolled through a seared landscape of both … Continue reading

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Hag Stones #poems #poetry

Hag Stone: a stone with a naturally occurring hole through it created by the actions of water: it reminds us of Gaia, Earth Mother and the divine feminine and is said to have magical properties, bringing luck and health From the sea … Continue reading

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