Category Archives: suffolk

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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December #poem #walking

We walked, Dog and me, through Dunwich Forest and Westleton Heath This poem sort of drifted into my head and fitted both my mood and the scenery December   Wherever we place our faith, in God or nature or another’s … Continue reading

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Summer strolls #walking #suffolk

I enjoyed a few days in Suffolk. The sun shone and Dog insisted on a  walk. We looked at the map; he agreed we should go to Halesworth and follow the Blyth river pretty much all the way. Which we … Continue reading

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Life’s a Beach #glorioussuffolk

We wanted a place to let Dog do his doggy stuff and headed for a small hamlet called Covehithe. It has some eponymous cliffs and a stretch of lovely sand so, well, why not. First there’s the ruined church of … Continue reading

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