Monthly Archives: March 2014

The beer’s here.

Spring is in the air and here in Margate, once the fog had cleared the  temperatures soared to a searing 14 degrees. Why, fan my brow. Out came the visitors, the indigenous sun and fun seekers, the alcoholic children. Thank … Continue reading

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Beer map, thanks to ‘The Economist’ for this.

And following on, so to speak, as a chap of a certain age, with a penchant for beer in it’s various forms and an appreciative eye for the fairer gender……….. allatsea couldn’t help himself when he spotted the following pic … Continue reading

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Polarised views:—

Snipped from a discussion forum that was asking why the BBC ‘censored’ a question asked in a live debate from a mosque. It seems one very irritated and angry response was rather neatly ‘squashed’ by a pointed counter-view. It’s the … Continue reading

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Only, thank goodness, from Nigeria.

This from the wonderfully and unintentionally comedic ‘Lagos Daily Times’ “Nigerian pirates are at it again o. Afro Candy who just dropped her porn movie, Destructive Instinct 1 & 2, has cried out about Nigerian pirates already doing their thing. … Continue reading

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Entertainment from our friends in the west:

BANJUL (Reuters) – Gambia will drop English as an official language soon because it is a colonial relic, President Yahya Jammeh has said, without indicating which language the tiny West African country would use in its place. Gambia’s 1.9 million … Continue reading

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Obituary for ‘dear’ old Bobby.

  The following received from Ken Chamberlain. Many thanks Ken. It’s a cutting from a local newspaper in 1944 reporting on the death  and funeral of Robert the Devil (Robert Austin). Accounts of Robert’s lifestyle seem, in the main to … Continue reading

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More stuff wrt greatgrandaddy allatsea

The following from the charming ‘Arthur Pewty’s Maggot Sandwich‘ blog. The mural depicts a Thames barge, ‘The Chance‘ allegedly skippered by greatgrandaddy. Robert the Devil. Following last weeks’ appeal for more information about the notorious Victorian local character Robert Austin … Continue reading

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