Mandalay Ted goes on holiday

For years, Mandalay Ted has sat quietly in his lifebelt in the front bedroom, waiting for children to return year after year, but suddenly, this year in, in April, he has disappeared for an unplanned holiday to York, where he will be spending a couple of weeks. Luckily, his cousin, Temporary Ted from Birmingham was[…]

How about a nice gentle trip along the river Blyth from Blythburgh to Southwold?

The Coastal Voyager jetty in Southwold harbour is just a short stroll away from Mandalay, and on offer is a choice of hammering through the waves out at sea at top speed, or a more gentle cruise up the River Blyth to Blythburgh, tides permitting. The latter is the trip that we took, courtesy of[…]

Southwold webcam view of the lighthouse

New Southwold webcam

The unusual aspect of this webcam is that there are multiple views, and it is possible to “get control” of the camera and switch to different views. Once you have the picture on your screen, move the cursor up towards the right hand corner of the picture, and a drop-down men will appear. Select “Get[…]

WiFi now installed at Mandalay

After much thought and discussion with guests who use Mandalay, we have finally installed WiFi. The arguments for and against were evenly matched – some said they relished the opportunity to be uncontactable on holiday, whilst others reckoned they would be better able to run their businesses while still enjoying a holiday. Overall, we think[…]