Guest blog: Daisy Hatami

Our thanks to photographer Daisy Hatami for contributing some of her beautiful photos towards our blog. You can see more at >> I was delighted when @HolidayMandalay asked me if I would like to do a guest post for them.     I like nothing better than heading down to Southwold beach with my camera and[…]

Spitfire flown over Southwold, by Carolyn Grace

Spitfire over Southwold

For the third weekend running, we have been treated to a free aerial display from a World War 2 Supermarine Spitfire, coming in at wave top level form the south and then climbing into a stall turn over the town. Every trick in the book, including flying upside-down! There isn’t any warning of its arrival,[…]

Ghouls in Southwold

Apart from Adnams now distilling their own whisky, gin and vodka, it seems we have always had our fair share of spirits in Southwold, according to this blog post, from the East Anglian ghost hungers. I wonder if the 65-foot long grey sea-monster might just possibly be a porpoise seen after a session on Adnams[…]

Winter peace

We have a regular visitor who comes late in the season every year, a University Professor, who spends a week in Mandalay on project work. He plonks two laptops on a table in front of the French doors looking out to sea, and spends the week in splendid isolation (he relishes the fact that he[…]

More beach huts for Southwold? 

Waveney Council, always keen to exploit the popularity of the beach huts along the promenade, has plans to erect 17 more! Will Southwold gain from them financially? It seems that Waveney hasn’t always handed over the benefits, but this time the council says it will. More to the point is where will they all[…]