Monthly Archives: November 2015

Wilde on America

Shamelessly filched from the tinterwebby on a grey, damp and windy Margate morning. Oscar Wilde: 20 great quotes about America OSCAR WILDE CREDIT: REX FEATURES 30 NOVEMBER 2015 • 8:55AM Oscar Wilde was 27 when he arrived in New York … Continue reading

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More Margate from the back

Following on from may last post, pictures of dear old Margitt. Here be some more. Margate harbour arm, home to two small but busy bars. The Lighthouse and the Harbour Arms. The last two weekends have seen an MOB event. … Continue reading

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Margate from back….

Had a call on the dog and bone yesterday from…., let’s call him Chaz, him on the council. Chaz the  Honcho councilman in fact. Said he wanted a more balanced portrait drawn (his words not mine) of dear old Margitt. … Continue reading

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In with a vengeance…sort of

After the gentlest of Autumns daddy Winter has announced his arrival with a bit of a vengeance this morning. Northerly nastiness pounding the house and turning the normally placid waters. of Westbrook Bay a nasty shade of threatening brown with … Continue reading

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More Nigerian joy.

From our friends at Sahara News. Allat sea was navigating the famous BBC website (where I normally visit very morning for some African news, business analysis and some racing tips) last week when I stumbled on a news item that … Continue reading

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Selfless to the last

The picture below was taken in Margate. The two cars are parked on the harbour launch ramp, blocking it entirely. The sign in the background requests that as the ramp is used to launch and recover the RNLI lifeboat, it … Continue reading

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Pussy poetry

Openly filched from the ‘Archers & Anarchists’ website. Thank you for this A and A. Poems for a dead but much loved mog. The 7th Sammy the Cat Memorial Lecture was delivered by most of those who attended the Annual … Continue reading

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