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Pilgrimage Story

Day 1

The pilgrimage started in mist. Yet for me it felt as though the mist had lifted. All the fears and moods I had experienced for the last few weeks lifted and I felt a lightness of spirit that continued for the whole of the 5 days. 1,716 more words

Pilgrimage Diary

Beer and Roving: Canterbury

I literally – and not in the overused ‘oh my god, no way girlfriend!’ sense – cannot believe I didn’t think of this. So I’m sitting here, looking out at the dour, wet streets of South London/ Surrey (the ingenious postcode system means that I somehow qualify as living in both, but that’s a different story for a different day) wishing that I’d been somewhere exotic and exciting so I could get an early start at my long and successful career as a bloody good travel writer. 1,110 more words

Muddy Puddle Fun with Peppa Pig's Big Splash at the Marlowe Theatre

Peppa Pig is loved in this house…

…and not just by my son!

So we were understandably excited when we were kindly sent tickets to see  366 more words


Wkd de Pâques - Musée de Canterbury, Rangiora et quelques plages du Pacifique

En Nouvelle-Zélande, le weekend de Pâques est long : pas moins de 4 jours pour profiter des paysages alentours !

Sauf que le mauvais temps, qui nous a accompagné toute la semaine dernière, a décidé de s’incruster également vendredi, premier jour de notre long weekend. 834 more words

Nouvelle Zélande

An Easter Sunday Mountain Adventure

I actually recovered really well from the Mt Cook Half – I think all that walking afterwards really helped. I realised sometime this week that it was my first fully on-road half marathon – all the others I’ve done have been either fully or partially off-road. 1,622 more words


Homework Help at the Library

If you are a Year 3 to 12 student and would like some expert help and advice with your homework or study, then you should take advantage of the  136 more words


The Supply Stores, Sydenham : 1902


We have digitised a rather splendid 1902 publication Tourists’ guide to Canterbury.