I wanted to show you wonderful views of Felixstowe from the top of this temporary structure.
So I went up the town and round the charity shops and the big second-hand bookshop instead, thinking perhaps it would be working later in the day.
But no luck - still no-one there and no signs of movement.
I came home via Dunelm in Ipswich and picked up a nice big cosy throw for my new sofa and two new cushion covers to go with the cushions already found at car-boot sales and the ones that come with the sofa.
The wheel is supposed to be open through October before it's dismantled and taken away but if it was closed on a calm day I'm not sure it's worth another trip.
Gutted that I only heard about it a couple of weeks ago or I would have been there earlier - in the queue on the first day!