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Lynne Mortimer

Speak when you're spoken to; mind your Ps and Qs; don't offer a flabby handshake - are these still good manners or have we moved on?

Lynne Mortimer

A light-hearted debate about letter boxes in front doors has jogged our columnist's memory about delivering mail in her youth.

Lynne Mortimer

Ten years ago, in April 2009, Lynne Mortimer visited the concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland, where humanity towards those who were enslaved or killed stopped at the gate.

Lynne Mortimer

Is February 14 just a marketing ploy or should be be making the effort to celebrate our love?

Lynne Mortimer

January 21 is designated Blue Monday. Christmas is over, the credit card bills are in, the weather's rubbish and you don't get paid until the last day of the month. Here are some tips to get through it.

Lynne Mortimer

Some people are stocking up on tins and dried goods ahead of the Brexit decision, so what's in their trollies?

Lynne Mortimer

Stealing hedges can be the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what thieves will take, as Lynne Mortimer discovers.

Lynne Mortimer

Attack of the drones

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Drones have been in our skies for some time but are they out of control? Should we be worried, wonders Lynne Mortimer.

Lynne Mortimer

The EADT and Ipswich Star's concert of carols was held on Tuesday evening as festive preparations stepped up a gear.

Lynne Mortimer

Livi John is Sorting Out Suffolk, as she launches her new business to help us reclaim our own space. Lynne Mortimer meets the ace de-clutterer

Lynne Mortimer

With the festive season approaching, we've chosen 26 all-time great feel-good movies. Vote for your favourite in our poll.

Lynne Mortimer

Should we revive all the archaic words that rarely get an airing or should we find a new way of using them? Lynne Mortimer considers.

Lynne Mortimer

In Christine Webber's newly published book, In Honour Bound, the former Anglia TV presenter and psychotherapist draws on all her experience to create a supreme love story. Lynne Mortimer talks to the author.

Lynne Mortimer

As Joanna Lumley fronts a campaign to provide more ladies' loos at The Old Vic, Lynne Mortimer hopes all theatres will follow suit

Lynne Mortimer

As support continues to gather for Iceland stores' banned Christmas ad, Lynne Mortimer looks at how it measures up to other banned and complained-about TV commercials over the years

Lynne Mortimer

Film maker David Webb has explored the Backwaters of Essex for a fascinating new dvd. Lynne Mortimer talks to David and finds out more.

Lynne Mortimer

Don't call me dear

Monday, November 12, 2018

Lynne Mortimer is rapidly reaching the age when some people feel they have to talk down to her. She pleads for equal treatment.

Lynne Mortimer

Prince Charles is celebrating his 70th birthday... but what to give him? Lynne Mortimer thinks East Anglia has the answer.

Lynne Mortimer

Catching up with the Dreamboys on tour before their Ipswich and Kings Lynn dates, Lynne Mortimer asked them a couple of pertinent questions... oh, and a few frivolous ones too

Lynne Mortimer

With more university students writing their exams on lap tops, will the barely legible handwritten paper become a thing of the past? Lynne Mortimer hopes not.

Lynne Mortimer

"I think marriage is all about hard work," said David Beckham. Lynne Mortimer agrees and wonders why no one reported it before

Lynne Mortimer

What jobs will be gone in 20 years time? Lynne Mortimer looks at the most vulnerable.

Lynne Mortimer

Lynne Mortimer looks at the pros and cons of being a prince or princess of the realm.

Lynne Mortimer

The first ever National Album Day is almost here. The sales figures say one thing, but who's your favourite?

Andrew Clarke

Apparently dad jokes are in vogue... whatever next, asks Lynne Mortimer, dad dancing?

Lynne Mortimer

Even lukewarm royalists enjoyed the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, earlier this year but as a waverer when it comes to the further reaches of the Royal Family , Lynne Mortimer wonders if Princess Eugenie's big day will the attract the same enthusiasm.

Lynne Mortimer

Nostalgia Crackerjack! A TV legend

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Children's variety show Crackerjack was a highlight of the TV week, entertaining children and families for 29 years. Lynne Mortimer talks to Suffolk author Alan Stafford about the inside story of the teatime TV classic

Lynne Mortimer

The BBC has launched its Music Memories website which can trigger precious memories for people suffering from dementia. Lynne Mortimer explores the website and discusses the power of music.

Lynne Mortimer

The name Lynne − will it ever be fashionable again asks Lynne Mortimer? But wait, maybe there is hope for those 50s baby names after all.

Harry

rom silent screen goddesses like Greta Garbo to current stars like Emma Stone, actresses have held audiences spellbound over the decades. But which stars are your favourites?

Lynne Mortimer

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