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Glorious Shanklin Chine

I’m focussing on the Isle of Wight at the moment and another magical childhood memory – visiting the mysterious and exotic Shanklin Chime!

The formation of the Chine (a local word of Saxon origin for a deep narrow ravine), has taken place over 10,000 years and the stream running through it would originally have flowed into the Eastern Yar River when Sandown Bay was land. 345 more words


Trip to the Isle of Wight

I had never been to the Isle of Wight but last weekend that finally changed. We went a couple of days before the wedding to see some of the island. 229 more words