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Caspar the Art Oracle and the Sacred Duck

For A Fete Worse Than Death, artists Tom Swift and Paul Hazelton got a gang together. Meeting in an ice cream parlour in Tom’s hometown of Ramsgate (out of the eyes of Margate’s art cognoscenti) the boys (and one girl) planned one perfect job, never to be repeated.

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Time and Tide

A few weeks ago ARTICLE magazine hosted a gathering at the Globe-Trotter store in Mayfair, London. It was one of those lovely London evenings when one can go without a jacket, and the warm air lingers long after the sun has set. 505 more words

Margate's Lucy The Elephant To Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

MARGATE, NJ (CBS) – It seems everyone is taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge these days.

Now, it’s Lucy the Elephant’s turn.

At 1 p.m. on Wednesday, the massive, landmark elephant statue in Margate will have an “elephant sized amount of water” poured over her head. 175 more words


Stirling Moss

About 6 miles off the Thanet coast is a strip of land known as the Goodwin Sands.  This 25 metre strip of sand, sitting atop a chalk escarpment becomes visible at various times each day depending on the tides.   1,287 more words

Non League Football

Drumming Delight In The Driving Rain

Monday 25th August 2014

—Lewes 1 Margate FC 5—

Firstly, I’d like to thank Terry Scott for her help with the latest blog title – with my mind and imagination slightly frazzled by a long day out and a celebratory kebab, she kindly stepped into the breach, & gave me some inspiration. 1,671 more words

Match Reports

MONDRIAN & COLOUR, the Turner Contemporary, Margate → 21 September 2014

‘I wš t aprôč trūʈ az clôsli az z psbl, n ɖrfr I abstract evrʈñ untl I arîv at ɖ funḍmentl qoḷti v objcts.’ Piet Mondrian… 347 more words

The Guardian

'Penny trick' shop assistant stole £20,000 from the till without her boss knowing

A shop assistant stole more than £20,000 after duping her bosses and customers with a ‘penny trick’.

Jessica Symons kept a pile of pennies by the till as she worked at a vintage clothes store in Margate, Kent. 187 more words