Tag: Broadstairs

Anyone who has been reading my blog for a while will know that I am very pro supporting small, independent businesses on our High Streets, and Thanet is blessed with some wonderful examples of the kind of shops that you …

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Now we have children, New Year’s Eve isn’t quite like it used to be. The celebrations are now calmer and more understated, but being together as a family is more than enough to make it special. This year, a friend …

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Following on from last month’s battle with nature and the strong winds, over the last couple of days, nature showed a different hand. Storm-force winds in Scotland and the north, combined with unusually low pressure, caused a tidal surge to …

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For many, many years, the Wednesday after Folk Week has always been Water Gala day here in Broadstairs. Neptune rises out of the water, Punch & Judy play to enraptured children and music and entertainment fills the beach and its …

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The mural before and after

Sometimes, living in furthest East Kent is frustrating.  We are nearly 100 miles from the media hub and excitement of London and there never seems to be quite the draw of the West country.  Both areas seem to be hotbeds …

More Brilliant Broadstairs Read More »

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I’ve been a bit distant these last few days for a good reason!  My parents came to visit from their home in France which has meant that any spare time we would normally have has been spent with them.  It’s …

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