Our exploration of UK cities by their skateboarding inhabitants continues today, as Ben Raemers gives us an insight into life in Ipswich!
Read on below, with Ben’s “Through The Eyes Of” edit located at the bottom of the page…
Ben Raemers’ Ipsiwch
Best breakfast spot: The Bakers Oven.
Best form of transportation: Walk, cycle, skate and drive.
Best skate shop: ABD, but Switch for life dowg!
Best record shop: Sue Rider.
Best band: All the bands in Ipswich are crap.
Best album: None.
Best local video: Hoax “Outlines”.
Best video section: Frank Stephens “First Broadcast”
Best local – back in the day: Dave Davies, Frank Stephens.
Best local – present: Dave Davies, Frank Stephens.
Best skate spot – back in the day: Cranes.
Best skate spot – present: Russia.
Best undercover spot: Dockland flatground
Best skatepark – back in the day: Ipswich park.
Best skatepark – present: Ipswich park.
Best bar: Mojos.
Best nightclub: Mojos.
Best restaurant: Pizza Express.
Best local slang phrase: ”Hallo”.
Best point of local interest/tourist must see: The Suffolk Stranglers bordered up house.
Best local celebrity: Englands’ fattest man.
Best thing about living in Manchester: Visi-tor! The flat.
“Through The Eyes Of: Ben Raemers”