Monthly Archives: September 2011

The wind blew……up north

Margate Roads was pretty well full up with traffic sheltering from the nasty westerlies today. Nasty for sure, but compared to the north of the Kingdom, pretty well off. I’m not just talking about the weather either. We haven’t got … Continue reading

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Hip hip hip hooray

Hip hip hip hooray. After three and a half months our two broody hens have finally given up the sitting on eggs wot’ll never hatch game. I did report earlier that they were making moves in that direction but after a … Continue reading

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Numbers fun

In March 1986 the allatsea family bought the Quart in a Pint Pot freehouse in Margate. It cost £149,000.   A lifetime later, in September 1995, having been on the market for nearly 5 years, they sold it. Not for … Continue reading

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GAS

Ramsgate, Wednesday night, wind still whistling around the bits and pieces but much less robustly than it was yesterday. All is quiet. That in itself is a bit of cause for concern. Fingers crossed that things stay gentle and peaceful … Continue reading

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Term time—–Hooooray

The kids have gone back to school (Hooooray) and the streets of Westbrook are deserted again (hooooray). This may have more to do with the first rush of Autumnal weather rather than the fact that the little darlings are all … Continue reading

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They came they grieved they went home again.

The funeral went OK. A ‘Humanist’ affair, a celebration of Mary’s life, good, if that’s the right word, to attend and witness. I’ve been saying that she was 52 when she died. I was wrong, not that it means much, … Continue reading

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