Out & About

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

David Falk, manager of Suffolk County Council’s Brandon Country Park, heads to the coast for an evening stroll along Felixstowe’s shingle seafront . . . does a spot of beachcombing

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Lucy Etherington and daughter singing

Lucy Etherington and her teenage daughter try to re-create Pitch Perfect at Abi Moore’s A Capella singing workshop

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
A gentle sail on a summer’s day on the Orwell

If you’re sailing the Suffolk coast this summer you’ll need the East Coast Pilot by your side – it’s been the roadmap of these watery parts for a decade. Author Garth Cooper, and fellow sailing enthusiasts Dick Holness and Colin Jarman travelled thousands of miles on land and sea to produce the latest edition

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Saturday, April 11, 2015
The Killing of Sister George, by Megabrill Productions, left to right: Petra Risbridger (Alice McNaught) and Jayne Lindill (June Buckridge)

The Killing of Sister George was a milestone in British theatre. David Henshall discovers that the play has lost none of its power to entertain

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Hares at Orfordness by Angela Harding

Angela Harding at Snape Maltings Gallery

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Homes & Gardens

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Hidden behind a 400-year-old cottage in a Suffolk village, an exotic jungle of palms, bamboos and secret pathways transports you into a magical Jurassic Park world

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Frannie and Bryan Alabaster have created a fresh, contemporary seaside holiday home

When Brian and Frannie Alabaster came to name their holiday home, Skimming Stones was a natural contender.

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Woodlands, Ipswich

New homes are a barometer of evolving public tastes and expectations, says Alex Leader, head of residential development sales for Savills Ipswich. He looks at how developers have responded to the challenges

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
kitchen garden pix for suff mag april

Belinda Gray’s guide to growing your own

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Bays Farm, Forward Green

Bays Farm at Forward Green is a credit to the hard work and imagination of Richard and Stephanie Challinor

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Style

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Amy Westall takes a sneak peek into the handbag of Sue Smith, owner of Labels to Love designer dress agency and boutique in Hadleigh

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa

March means the start of spring and a time for renewal, so indulge in a reviving treatment at one of the county’s top spas. Follow our guide and find a new you

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Angela belassie

Struggling with skyscraper heels? So was Angela Belassie, until she took lessons in how to wear them

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Monday, February 16, 2015
alopecia

Hair loss can be extremely worrying, especially when it seems to getting worse. But it’s not always a permanent problem and treatment is possible

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Make-up artist Carla Mireille Jones is pictured in Barningham.

Sensitive readers, look away now . . . Lucy Etherington acquires ‘shrapnel wounds’ in the hands of military make-up artist Carla Mireille Jones

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Food & Drink

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Linda Duffin talks to Mike Keen, chef and restaurateur in Ipswich . . . and a few more things besides

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Chopped rhubarb

Rhubarb, rhubarb . . . Linda Duffin’s a fool for the juicy red stems

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Owner and Manger of The Great House in Lavenham, Regis Crepy and Thierry Pennec.

It’s three decades since Regis Crépy brought some French flair to the award winning Great House in Lavenham. Tessa Allingham discovers what keeps him there

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Feature at Foulgers Dairy in Grundisburgh. Adrian Foulger is pictured.

The squeeze on global milk prices has hit UK dairy farmers hard. Suffolk’s few remaining dairy producers are also facing tough times. How are they coping and what are they doing to survive and thrive? Rachael Porter finds out

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Suffolk Magazine 
Easter Lunch

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis prepares an Italian style two-course family feast for the Easter holidays

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People

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Catherine Larner talks to Suffolk resident Terry Waite about his life helping hostages and the homeless . . . and writing a comic novel

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Susan Dowling of the NSPCC.

Five minutes with . . . Susan Dowling, team manager, NSPCC Ipswich service centre

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Marion Stephenson - sews a range of craft items, partly for charity under the label Jumbleberry.

Tessa Allingham meets talented stitcher Marion Stephenson

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Mabel, the bird at the centre of Helen Macdonald's Costa award-wiining book, Hawk

Catherine Larner talks to author Helen Macdonald, Suffolk resident and winner of the Costa Book of the Year prize, about how a young goshawk helped her through the grief of losing her father

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Hannah with Angela Grace

Volunteering overseas can be incredibly rewarding, but it can also be dangerous, lonely and heartbreaking. For Hannah Earrey, from Ipswich, the difference she makes far outweighs the negatives. She talks to Tara Greaves

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
A gentle sail on a summer’s day on the Orwell

If you’re sailing the Suffolk coast this summer you’ll need the East Coast Pilot by your side – it’s been the roadmap of these watery parts for a decade. Author Garth Cooper, and fellow sailing enthusiasts Dick Holness and Colin Jarman travelled thousands of miles on land and sea to produce the latest edition

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Monday, April 18, 2011

David Falk heads out to enjoy colourful countryside and some great views of the River Orwell.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Terry Waite

Catherine Larner talks to Suffolk resident Terry Waite about his life helping hostages and the homeless . . . and writing a comic novel

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Carla Carlisle is pictured at Wyken Hall. Carla has written a book about life on the estate.

Carla Carlisle might have her roots in the deep south of America, but she is every inch an English country lady. Catherine Larner talks to her about life at Wyken Estate with husband Sir Kenneth Carlisle

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Illustrator Nick Butterworth at the new exhibition at Ipswich Art School Gallery. COLLECT of Nick's work.

Children’s illustrations create a sense of wonder with each turn of the page. Andrew Clarke takes a look at a new exhibition which celebrates the work of Suffolk’s great illustrative artists

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Monday, February 3, 2014
Captain Chris Sherriff wearing night vision goggles

Jilly Hurley meets the crew of the East Anglian Air Ambulance as they set off into the night

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