Orford

Orford

Suffolk Coast, countryside. Grey sky. A sleepy fishing village, Orford, where children hang from the pier dangling nets, reaching for crabs.  Sailboats and seagulls. Bells on boats. A seafood shack and a sailing club. We walked along the green ness, sinking feet in the mud, the skyline broken by the single, solitary lighthouse that pierced [...]

Bury St Edmunds

Bury St Edmunds

Finally made it to Bury, the quaint, little English town in which so many of our American friends in England opt to live. I didn't expect it to be so busy - a bustling, lively town square, packed restaurants, challenging parking. Charm, color, character. And yes, across from it all, the Abbey Gardens, the old [...]

Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh, Suffolk coast gem of fish-and-chips fame. We came for the seafood, like so many others, all spilled on to the sidewalk in queues around the block. Fish-and-chips on the seawall. Old fishing boats in an old fishing town. A day out, close to home.   

Suffolk

Suffolk

Dreamscape, somewhere in Suffolk. Fields of green, flowers on the beach. A long countryside walk to the sea. Follow the footpath a few miles east until the heath fades into the beach.  That's the only way I know how to go back.

Southwold

Southwold

The Suffolk Coast and it's colorful cottages. I finally made it here after lusting at beach-hut photos for months.  To be back on the beach was such a joy. I missed the sound of the seagulls and the feeling of the sand. But the English seaside is not the Cape Cod seaside that I grew [...]

Newmarket July Course

Newmarket July Course

A day at the races. Pretty dresses and fascinators, an excuse to dress up nicely, even in the rain.  There have been races at the Newmarket courses for over 350 years. Many don't realize that Newmarket is actually the birthplace of horse racing as a sport - so to participate, to be a small part [...]