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Low Tide on the Thames 3 - Cliffe and the Hoo Peninsula

I have done a couple of posts in recent weeks about runs alongside the Thames at low tide – the first upstream from the Thames Barrier and the second around the perimeter of Thamesmead to Erith. 355 more words


Medway meanderings

I have been continuing my cataloguing of  ‘The Kent Collection’, monkeys collected by artist Bridgette Ashton and published in her book 103 Monkey Puzzle Trees of Kent. 747 more words

Monkey Puzzle

Developers moving into the marshland

Kent marshes are a desolate, liminal place described by Dickens as a “dark, flat, wilderness….intersected with dykes and mounds and gates, with scattered cattle feeding on it.” Much the same as it is today although there are signs that the developers are moving in. 331 more words


The Coastal Path Goes Flying - Part IV

North we flew, back over the Medway, away from Rochester and towards Cliffe.  When we had passed Cliffe Fort two years ago it was sealed off and appeared flooded inside.  569 more words


Friends of Chernobyl’s Children (FOCC) Medway

The Friends of Chernobyl’s Children is a local branch of a charity that helps children from Belarus by giving them a recuperative holiday which allows respite from the poverty and difficult conditions they face at home for a month each year. 301 more words


Come fly with me..

Here I am just putting on my flack jacket and waiting for the incoming barrage of abuse.. but who cares.. not me.

But I am all for an airport in Kent… and I really can’t see what all the fuss is about. 818 more words

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