Category Archives: ipswich

choose death

Absolutely brought down to rock bottom by this election result. Sandy Martin being out as MP for Ipswich actually feels worse than the national outcome. We were too depressed even to rant on the radio show this morning. Train station, … Continue reading

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year of the pigs

It was a hot, bright summer the year the pigs invaded Ipswich. They did so stealthily, under cover of one of the endless social media campaigns that were taking the place of government. Walkathons for medicine, ice bucket challenges to … Continue reading

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ipswich town

  Hordes of people, men in pairs, in groups, pale, thin and fat, in blue scarves, in blue jackets, families, pushchairs, “Daddy says we’re going to lose,” couples, more men, old, young, chinless, bald, in blue bobble hats, blue fleeces, … Continue reading

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I did not realize this was a thing

A childhood spent watching Masterpiece Theater has not prepared me for the fuss around: Electricity. Every plug is controlled by an individual switch and sometimes two or three more switches between the electricity main and the actual outlet or hard-wired … Continue reading

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facts about Ipswich

If people elsewhere know one thing about Ipswich, it is the Ipswich Town football club. Even my Icelandic ex-flatmate knows Ipswich Town, which was an early member of Premier League (-fixed) and is now cannon fodder for teams like Blackburn … Continue reading

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