A Crinkle Crankle Wall in Bramfield, Suffolk. The crinkle crankle wall economizes on bricks, despite its sinuous configuration, because it can be made just one brick thin. If a wall this thin were to be made in a straight line, without buttresses, it would easily topple over. The alternate convex & concave curves in the wall provide stability & help it to resist lateral forces. The term is thought to come from Old English meaning zig-zag. Suffolk has twice as many as in the rest of the…

Crinkle Crankle Wall in Bramfield, Suffolk. Economic use of bricks. Convex & concave curves provide stability help to resist lateral forces. Old English term means zig-zag. Suffolk has more crinkle crankle walls than the rest of the country.

Made from pure Arriba cocoa from Samuel von Rutte's farm on the Guantupi River. We import directly from Samuel and carefully process his great beans to produce a 85…

Pure cocoa nibs from heirloom Arriba National imported directly from Ecuador. The beans are fermented on the farm, then carefully cleaned, roasted, cracked a…

Red brick crinkle crankle or serpentine wall at Easton, Suffolk, England

Why have a boring brick wall? Curvy Red brick crinkle crankle or serpentine wall at Easton, Suffolk, England

This is the seaside town of Aldeburgh in Suffolk, UK a charming Elizabethan town, stop at the Cragg Sister's Tea shop for afternoon tea

This is the seaside town of Aldeburgh, Suffolk, a charming Elizabethan town. Stop at the Cragg Sister's Tea shop for afternoon tea.

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