... a bit Suffolk
|sa 5 Nov|
Life Skills No. 51: A bit incomprehensible why the post office feel the need to add to stamps what they call a bar code but what looks like a QR code and then say we can't use the old ones after Jan 31? With a first class stamp at 95p it can soon add up so worth trading them in. If you've lost the leaflet that came through the letterbox you can download one which is slightly different.
The village doesn't support you? Promote yourself on nearthecoast.
|th 3 Nov|
Throwback Thursday: 16 years ago today it was the fifth annual fireworks on Framlingham's Pageant Field with over 1,500 paying firework watchers ... quite the triumph.
|we 2 Nov|
The last time we can recall using a fax was for accreditation with Essex Police for Operation Utah and it seemed clunky then. Seems the fax is joining Betamax, the tamagotchi (though you can still buy them) and 8 track cartridges.
Worried too many people might turn up for your coffee morning? Garden fete? Swingers' party? Don't do promotion on nearthecoast then.
|su 30 Oct|
|sa 29 Oct|
A lot of merging has made the page nearthec in the teens when there were Designated Public Place Orders, petrol stations closed for makeovers and the Forward Green Shepherd and Dog was TO LET ... so no change there then.
How to promote yourself on nearthecoast.com.
|th 27 Oct|
If you like what we do you can buy us a coffee, regrettably we can't accept a Costa Coffee points card ... a lovely latte? How very kind.
|we 26 Oct|
Our fortnightly(ish) digest emailed out today ... click Postman Pat's black and white cat to get your free copy.
|sa 22 Oct|
The East African Daily Times has recalled its Ukrainian reporter Venutia Cratpole 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 21 Oct|
Don't know your way round nearthecoast? You need the A to Z, it's FREE, kills 99% of known germs plus you don't have to pay and display or walk through the gift shop to get out.
|fr 14 Oct|
Despite that there Facepack making it increasingly difficult to curate a photo collection we now have a flag football album.
|we 12 Oct|
Life Skills No. 50: Spices in most supermarkets (even the big one at Martlesham) only seem come in those little glass tubes making Life Skills No. 9 redundant... but Cupboard Love on Framlingham market has spices and stuff loose including the ground coriander we wanted, just bring a jar.
|tu 11 Oct|
Now would be a good time to make us your home page.
|mo 3 Oct|
Astonisher No.55: In 1939 Hattie McDaniel played Mammy in Gone with the Wind and for her performance was the first African American to win an Oscar. She couldn't attend the film's premiere in Atlanta Georgia because the cinema was whites only.
|mo 26 Sep|
|fr 23 Sep|
Darren Smith is back from his recent holiday and still looking a little brown. Tomorrow he'll be selling fresh fish on Framlingham market as usual. He gets lots of link clicky clicky in our fortnightly(ish) digest. Supporting us explained here.
As always the year moves on, today is the autumnal equinox.
|tu 20 Sep|
Ukraine is still at war, to donate humanitarian aid visit the Disasters Emergency Committee web site, you can set the donation amount.
|su 18 Sep|
Suffolk Myth No.98: In much of Suffolk the Adnams brewery is known as The Fount of Eternal Youth though there is a splinter group near the coast who hold that a pint of ESB Vic makes your tractor run better.
|sa 17 Sep|
|sa 10 Sep|
Anorak Alert No.48: On Radio 4Ex today cuddly Michael Palin recalling his return from Around the World in 80 Days after some hesitancy concluded that the container lorry that met him at Felixstowe docks took him to Ipswich railway Station ... it didn't.