One of the curious things that has happened to the surroundings at Mandalay, is the changes to the dunes between the cottage and the sea. Over the winter, scouring tides eroded the dunes quite severely, leaving virtually an eight foot high sandy cliff edge on the edge of the beach. The high surge tides on[…]
Well, January is out the way, and after weeks of work, we have carried out quite a lot of jobs in Mandalay. The bathroom has been completely re-furbished, although you might, at first glance not notice it; some of the walls have been replaced, there is a brand new bath, new tiling, and much re-siting[…]
One of the features of the Suffolk coast is the huge skies, accentuated by the relative flatness of the surrounding countryside. All of these pictures have been taken in, or around Mandalay in Ferry Road Southwold, so you too could enjoy some of the most beautiful sunsets from this wonderful beach location.
Crisp bright mornings and long shadows on late autumn sunshine afternoons are the norm at this time of year. Perfect for dog walking, or just a stroll along the beach to walk off a late lunch…
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[…]
At last the work to repair the harbour wall in Southwold has started. The wall was beginning to bow outwards, and two years ago, the car park alongside it was closed, presumably for fear if it collapsed, cars would go hurtling over the edge. After much dithering and delays, the much needed work will take[…]