ADVENTURES IN FROIZELAND & OTHER STORIES

SOMETHING NEW TO KEEP YOU INFORMED OF ALL THE VARIOUS ‘HAPPENINGS’ IN OUR CORNER OF THE SUFFOLK COUNTRYSIDE.

High Tide reaches Chillesford!

High Tide reaches Chillesford!

Tide – a unique seasonal seafood dining experience, founded by food writer and artisan fishmonger Mike Warner, flooded gently into the kitchen and dining room at the Froize at Chillesford and home to the inimitable and engaging David Grimwood, chef and patron of the beautiful, iconic old building, for the last 21 years. 

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A Gnoss-talgic return

A Gnoss-talgic return

It was a Gnoss-talgic return to Suffolk last month for Aidan, Graham, Connor and Craig as they made their second appearance at Folk at the Froize in as many years, coinciding nicely on this occasion with Father’s Day.

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Summer songsters – 8th June 2023

Summer songsters – 8th June 2023

Despite a chilly feel to the start of our day, the forecast wasn’t too gloomy so we hatched a plan deciding to explore local heathlands. Our focus was on summer birdsong, but we were also hopeful of getting views of those special birds that frequent this unique habitat.

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A walk of two halves! April 20th 2023

A walk of two halves! April 20th 2023

Such had been the severity of the recent raging, relentless and Siberian-cold gales that had been brutally lashing east Suffolk, a full three hours on our local, exposed and shelterless coast was clearly out of the question. An entire morning in a wind tunnel is not recommended either for physical or mental wellbeing! A plan that would protect both was needed.

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SPRING AWAKENING REPORT – Thursday 2 March 2023

SPRING AWAKENING REPORT – Thursday 2 March 2023

No fewer than 18 group members, plus Steve Piotrowski and myself as guides and Froize media guru – Kelly Bayfield (to take notes and photographs) met for coffee at The Froize shortly after 8.30am. It was great to see such a large contingent of people looking forward to their day, and especially good to find so many first timers alongside the regulars.

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Captivating Irish music on a School Night

Captivating Irish music on a School Night

Having made such an impression on us all back in the late summer of 2022, we were extremely keen to have them back; so much so in fact that we switched from our usual Sunday night to be able to accommodate them during their tour.

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