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What is this new generation we are rearing

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.

If we’re going to eat it anyway, does it matter how we pronounce it?

The great Easter egg hunt 2017.

You know those books – How to improve your memory in a week etc? It’s going to take longer than a week in my case, writes Lynne Mortimer.

We took the grandsons swimming and this meant I had to wear my swimming costume... untouched by water in over two years, writes Lynne Mortimer.

In a age where people use in-car navigation systems, GPS and map apps, have we completely lost the ability to read a road map?

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