Huge numbers of geese fly over Mandalay in Southwold in late November, as they do every afternoon, before returning to the marshes . If your volume is down, you should turn it up to get the full experience
Now and again, I come across a photo of Mandalay online which I think is worthy of inclusion on a blog. This is a photo of an American WW2 Mustang fighter, of a type that would have accompanied American bombers on their daylight raids in the latter part of the war. Prior to their inclusion[…]
So sad that we have to go into a second lockdown in November due to the escalation of the Corona virus nationally, although Suffolk is by no means as bad as other parts of the country. Guests at Mandalay are opting for later in the year or next year, on the understanding that if there[…]
Well, here we are in early August 2020, and after 3 months of Lockdown due to the Corona virus , and a month of easement, Mandalay is back in full occupancy. In the meantime, we have had only one outright cancellation, with other guests postponing their visits either until later in the year, or having[…]
It’s rather strange cycling through Southwold during the lockdown, but it does enable you to enjoy the more or less uncluttered streets and paths.
I know this is a few years old, so some things may have changed a bit inside Mandalay in Southwold, Suffolk, but in these days of the corona virus shutdown, I thought it would be nice to have an opportunity to take a look again
IMG_8052 IMG_8138 IMG_8074 Over the winter, there are often tides at Southwold that are higher than usual, and 11th of February 2020 was no exception. Don’t worry, though, as no flood water has reached Mandalay; even in the great floods of 1953, Mandalay was surrounded by water, but not flooded.
Easter. April 2020. These are strange, and worrying times that we are currently living in. As you might expect, our visitors to Mandalay are staying away, and by and large, planning to come later in the year, or next year. At the same time, Southwold has the[…]
There’s something about late summer at #Mandalay in #Southwold, where skies seem even larger than usual, and the colours of sunsets, and the patterns of clouds have to be experienced to be believed
No, not the one on Southwold beach, so don’t get too excited, but its namesake, as owned and built for David Bowie on Mustique. Here’s an extract from the Telegraph last Saturday: David Bowie’s Mustique holiday home By Christopher Middleton If ever a house came with GAT – that’s Glamour Added Tax – it would[…]
Over the years, Mandalay’s coastal location and its striking blue have inspired many an artist. We have selected a few of their images, which in their different ways capture the atmosphere of this relaxing corner of Southwold. More links to artwork from known artists feature at the end of this post ≠ Artists’ websites: Matthew Garrard[…]