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Joe’s birding blog... birds birders and more... a year on the Suffolk coast

The start of the year in Suffolk often sees periods of icy cold as the wind comes from the north and east. Venturing out into the chill winds it is interesting to contemplate that a lot of the bird life on the coast has come south to seek some respite from the weather at the winds source.

My ‘Perfect’ Cottage in the Country

Choosing Dreadnought was very similar to choosing my husband – a 10 minute viewing then the sold sign went up...

A Lifetime in Suffolk

I was born and brought up on a Suffolk farm and live in my grandmothers house... it has been a lifetime! As a child, when we visited Granny, it was so cold here we had to keep our coats on in the daytime and then waited for the log fire to be lit, at tea time!

Calling All Dog Owners!

Avoid kennel fees! Your dog will love exploring beaches, heathland, woodland and unspoiled Suffolk countryside...

Wil's Painting Blog

What finer place to get out your sketch book or paints than Suffolk’s east coast: miles of wonderful landscapes, huge skies, light that varies...

Springwatch Returns to Suffolk

The countryside is buzzing with warm spring days, birds are singing and fledglings in the nests in our part of rural Suffolk...

Trish on Tuesday - walk..

Starting early from Walberswick and heading south through the beautiful reed beds, towards the Dingle at Dunwich. Big blue skies, and a calm sea to the east...

Start the Wenhaston week here..

Starting from Bartholomew’s lane today Twig and I turned right past Vicarage Grove, a lovely small sheltered wood with lots of wildlife thanks to the local folk who help conserve the area, plenty of nesting boxes providing safe haven for birds in the breeding season. Straight on into the village centre...

Exhibition at Snape Maltings and A Walk Towards Iken

While staying in one of Trish's delightful Suffolk Coastal Cottages, why not visit Snape Maltings? There are many attractions including an attractive walk beside the Alde River towards Iken where you might see white egrets...