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Is This French Punishment For Brexiters?

This article on the BBC web site is entitled Dover ferry port passengers hit by traffic chaos. This is said.

Holidaymakers have been hit by delays of up to 12 hours through Kent to get to the Port of Dover, with many being stuck in traffic overnight.

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Alderney #37 (1989)

Alderney is the most northerly of the English Channel Islands, just ten miles (16 kilometers) west of the French coast, 20 miles (32 km) to the northeast of… 226 more words

Stamp Issuers


Running with scissors is dangerous – or at least so we were warned by our parents when we were kids.  Running in foreign lands can also be dangerous or at least exciting and/or confusing.  1,293 more words


Sailing the English Channel

In six days, I, along with a team of other young people, am going to be setting sail from Weymouth to sail across the English Channel in a vessel named ‘ 132 more words

Conditions....you just can't pick it!!

Looks like the perfect picture for swimming right? It might look blissfull, but in actual fact there were severe wind warnings this day and the maximum air temperature this day was 14 degrees. 365 more words

June 16, 1916

German attacks west of Hill 304 repulsed. H.M. destroyer Eden sunk in the Channel after a collision.

European Theatre