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Just a'Ipswich girl

Mon, 10:09

My friend Jane has a sporty soft-top car and often gives me a lift to and from work. I like 
to wave at my neighbours as we drive by.

We are now officially planning for our Ruby Wedding celebration in 2018.

I have suffered some disquiet after being sent a list of mums’ most-fancied CBeebies television presenters. The top four are: 1. Dr Ranj Singh; 2. Ben Faulks; 3. Andy Day; 4. Justin Fletcher, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Opinion: Body it here to stay?

Monday, May 29, 2017

It looks as if it’s going to be all right, after all, writes Lynne Mortimer.

What is this new generation we are rearing, writes Lynne Mortimer this week.

I have in mind a new celebrity reality show, writes Lynne Mortimer. It’s sort of Through the Keyhole-cum-Car Booty in which celebrities are forced to clear out their garages because, let’s face it, most garages are little more than spacious cupboards.

A nice young girl from Dickleburgh, Asked her new boyfriend to tickle ‘er... and so begins a classic unfinished limerick challenge. Lynne Mortimer celebrates the nonsense poet Edward Lear and his shorter works.

We have a great neighbourhood email group which is used as a means to recommend local tradespeople, borrow items – often children’s fancy dress – and sell stuff. It’s a friendly association of good neighbours.

As we approach Lost Sock Memorial Day. Lynne Mortimer considers the eternal mystery of the missing sock and pays tribute to her best-ever lost sock.

History has enjoyed a huge revival as, increasingly, people take more interest in their surroundings; their towns and counties. At the beginning of local and community history month, LYNNE MORTIMER celebrates East Anglian heritage.

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