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su 14 Apr
2024

We've added to Suffolk Ladies lead singer of the Hello Darlin's Candace Lacina at last year's Maverick Americana festival.

we 10 Apr
2024
National Siblings Day

Bill Nighy on YouTubePainfully we've culled our YouTube reasons to be cheerful list from 70 odd to 50 odd and added number 58 the uber cool Bill Nighy in that there London.

mo 8 Apr
2024

We were toying with another server move but it got too complicated so not tonight Josephine ...

su 7 Apr
2024

Our supporter links at the page top are back, the problem was our rough and ready coding.  Very grateful to Pearl on tech support who demonstrated the blinding obvious we'd either never worked out or perhaps forgotten:(

sa 6 Apr
2024

In a lifetime of laughter and tears we've noticed people who think they outrank you often resort unnecessarily to an analogy usually involving football or the motor car.

fr 5 Apr
2024

We're still being unreliable after the server move, but things are getting better ... mind you we're probably going to move again.

th 4 Apr
2024

We went away yesterday afternoon but we're back now ... it was nothing personal.

su 31 Mar
2024

Easter eggWe're back (sort of) the clocks have gone forward The clocks go forward and it's world backup day World Backup Day.

sa 30 Mar
2024

We've taken a deep breath, thought of England and started moving ourselves to a new server ... expect disruption.

th 28 Mar
2024

Rubbish Thursday (the day before Good Friday) Antiques+ Roadshow in Fram.

tu 26 Mar
2024

That'll teach us to gob off about PPC Jenny Ridell-Carpenter's barren social medianess, she's been on Twitter since 2011.

sa 30 Mar
2024

We've taken a deep breath, thought of England and started moving ourselves to a new server ... expect disruption.

th 28 Mar
2024

Rubbish Thursday (the day before Good Friday) Antiques+ Roadshow in Fram.

tu 26 Mar
2024

That'll teach us to gob off about PPC Jenny Ridell-Carpenter's barren social medianess, she's been on Twitter since 2011.

we 20 Mar
2024

House prices eh?Spring EquinoxThe Life in the UK test should evaluate how interested British citizenship applicants are in house prices to be truly meaningful.

th 14 Mar
2024

Burning Down The House - David Byrne♫ Reason to be Cheerful 73 (probably means the list needs a little culling) is David Byrne's wonderful staging of Burning Down The House.  The way you get a barefoot walking drum kit is to have six percussionists, a strange cut ending and his voice has rewardingly dropped a little becoming less squeaky.

tu 12 Mar
2024

NomadlandWe can much recommend Oscar winning Nomadland streaming on Channel 4 ... despite being about blue collar America it doesn't get violent.

sa 9 Mar
2024

 WARNING  It's Mother's Day tomorrow and by then your local garage might have sold out of aging blooms ... very probably carnations.

tu 5 Mar
2024

We've given up trying to untag ourselves from someone else's elderly photos on that there Facepack and stated tagging ourselves to create a best of. Best Of on that there Facepack

sa 3 Feb
2024

The coolerator was crammed with TV dinners and ginger ale♫ ...  a new reason to be cheerful ... (PS: it was a souped up jitney that they bought).

fr 2 Feb
2024

Regrettably des' dinners never visited the Leiston Volunteer and now like the Farnham George and Framlingham White Horse it's long gone.

th 1 Feb
2024

Like that .. pixel peepers eh?  Pixel Peepers

fr 19 Jan
2024

It's all gone a bit quiet quiet quieter about that cage fight eh?

we 17 Jan
2024

Buy us a coffeeMaking us feel internationally glamorous Tessa Prior Thompson bought us a coffee from the Victoria Falls.

mo 15 Jan
2024

 WARNING  TODAY is Blue Monday.

mo 8 Jan
2024

Plough Monday Today is Plough Monday.

sa 6 Jan
2024

The presenters on Radio 3 seemed to have changed their minds and gone back to Twelfth Night being today ... we've taken the cards down.

sa 30 Dec
2023

We've very reluctantly changed the roller derby pic heading on our Twitter account but it had become irrelevant.

fr 29 Dec
2023

Licensed two skateboarding pix on Alamy making 2023 our best year evah. nearthecoast at Alamy

th 28 Dec
2023

Darren Smith fishmonger - 01502 519732We've change how we do ads now you just buy us a coffee,The George Farnham Gallery hopefully more straight forward.  Darren Smith and the George Farnham Gallery in Saxmundham have already taken advantage ... thanks, much appreciated.

A bit embarrassing to see academics being showbiz but this year's Royal Institution Christmas Lectures are about AI and there's good stuff.

th 21 Dec
2023

The year moves on, tomorrow is the winter solsticeWinter Solstice - the shortest day

we 20 Dec
2023

Royal Mail TODAY is last day posting first class in time for Christmas.

tu 19 Dec
2023

A selection of what happened last year near the coast has joined nearthec 20s.

su 17 Dec
2023

In November we were our busiest for a while; 13,469 visitors viewed 34,600 pages during 18,025 visits ... you're welcome:)

su 10 Dec
2023

Hopefully you've noticed that we've had a modest makeover?  It should make us display better on multiple devices especially mobile phones.

Bah! Humbug!♫ We've started an Advent playlist, today's entry is Mel and Kim's 1950s parody of Rocking Around The Christmas Tree.

sa 9 Dec
2023

Facebook have been pratting about again with photo albums, so no change there then.  We've fixed it so you're getting hopefully more meaningful pix.

tu 5 Dec
2023

♫ Four months too late for Radio 3's Casseptember but if you're even just a slightly bit techie an intriguing piece on the Sony Walkman.

fr 1 Dec
2023

:) More updates on our Reasons To Be Cheerful play list.

th 30 Nov
2023

nearthecoast on TwitterDespite Elon Musk's obviously poor mental health our Twitter feed has reappeared on our right sidebar and is available on some devices.

su 10 Dec
2023

Hopefully you've noticed that we've had a modest makeover?  It should make us display better on multiple devices especially mobile phones.

Bah! Humbug!♫ We've started an Advent playlist, today's entry is Mel and Kim's 1950s parody of Rocking Around The Christmas Tree.

sa 9 Dec
2023

Facebook have been pratting about again with photo albums, so no change there then.  We've fixed it so you're getting hopefully more meaningful pix.

tu 5 Dec
2023

♫ Four months too late for Radio 3's Casseptember but if you're even just a slightly bit techie an intriguing piece on the Sony Walkman.

fr 1 Dec
2023

:) More updates on our Reasons To Be Cheerful play list.

th 30 Nov
2023

nearthecoast on TwitterDespite Elon Musk's obviously poor mental health our Twitter feed has reappeared on our right sidebar and is available on some devices.

su 12 Nov
2023

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

sa 4 Nov
2023

Anna Marchatelli singing at Tuesday's Slate Barn jam night joins Suffolk Ladies.

we 1 Nov
2023

October was another busy month for us with 13,382 visitors.

tu 31 Oct
2023

The magnificent madness that is the national hill climb championship. Up up up!

su 29 Oct
2023

The clocks go back  The clocks have gone back, they'll go forward Sunday 31 March.

th 26 Oct
2023

Mark Cavendish eh? We said this was possible even likely, ask big Al he'll say we did.

tu 24 Oct
2023

We can't give warnings for this addressWeeks back prompted by a text we tried to sign up for flood warnings but apparently we weren't entitled.  Despite this on Friday we got a telephone message warning of floods but of course after the flooding had started.

we 18 Oct
2023

Over 65s can book a free Coronavirus vaccination at www.nhs.uk or phone free 119.

fr 13 Oct
2023

Friday the 13ths  Today is the second Friday 13th this year, not another until September 2024.

th 5 Oct
2023

We had over 12,000 visitors last month, the most for a while.

sa 30 Sep
2023

A frame of filmWe've added (out of order) to our reasons to be cheerful the outstanding opening sequence of Jackie Brown.

Last day of Casseptember!

tu 29 Aug
2023

♫ Been a while but we've updated our Reasons To Be Cheerful play list.

su 20 Aug
2023

House sales around near the coastWe're giving the house sales page some ongoing attention to make it more manageable.  Expect Badingham and Laxfield to get their own house sale pages like Framlingham.

sa 12 Aug
2023

What a brilliant arrangement around 1:09:13 (give it time). ♫

fr 4 Aug
2023

Abi ClarkeThe difference between cats and teenagers is some teenagers grow out of the self obsession.

mo 31 Jul
2023

Earl Soham had post office for over 100 yearsToday is the last to use stamps without a barcode though commemorative and Christmas stamps are still valid ... can't keep it simple can they? 

su 9 Jul
2023

Twelve years ago today, Fish still missed.

fr 30 Jun
2023

Entirely through our own fault yesterday's digest regrettably had a couple or so broken links, ironically it was also our busiest digest ever.

we 21 Jun
2023

Summer Solstice - the longest dayNo sooner has summer finally got going than it's Mid Summer's Day,
Sunrise 04:33 - Sunset 21:20.

sa 17 Jun
2023

Father's Day tomorrow ... just saying.

th 15 Jun
2023

Our first publication dayWe're 16 today, we've been illegally vaping and deploying the teenage sneer for quite some while now ...

we 7 Jun
2023

The Ukranian national flagUkraine is still at war and now the flooding from the blown up dam, to donate humanitarian aid visit the Disasters Emergency Committee web site.

th 1 Jun
2023

No Mow MayNo Mow May may now be over but you don't have to mow all your lawn, we're leaving some very long grass that screens our unattractive kindling pile.

we 31 May
2023

With 11,000+ visitors this month is our busiest for awhile.

mo 1 May
2023

Haven't got one of these?Thursday it's the local elections and you will need photo ID ... surprisingly the Tories didn't also make it obligatory to be wearing a Barbour or green wellies.

sa 29 Apr
2023

No Mow MayWe were toying with a preemptive lawn mowing this weekend but decided it wasn't really in the spirit of No Mow May.

su 23 Apr
2023

Emergency alert TEST 3pm  3pm TODAY mobile phone emergency alert test even if it's on silent ... we napped through it:) ... well it is Sunday.

su 26 Mar
2023

The clocks go backThe year moves on, the clocks have gone forward and if you have a digital camera you probably should update its clock.  Click click

Despite that there Facepack making it increasingly difficult to curate a photo collection we now have a flag football album.  Gridiron UK

mo 20 Mar
2023

The year moves on, it's the spring equinox today.  Spring Equinox

tu 21 Feb
2023

Today is Pancake Day!  L♥ve them!!

su 19 Feb
2023

Marcel the Shell better not come near our vegetables!

th 5 Jan
2023

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

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