Category Archives: Blogs and thoughts

Good News Week

Vivien and Graham Foster have been awarded the ‘Bronze Badge’ by the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) for their valiant efforts, over many years, in fundraising for the lifeboat institution. Overseas readers may not be aware that the lifeboat service, … Continue reading

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I didn’t Know that

Went to a gig at the annual Rye Festival Thursday evening – the ‘Mountain Firework Company’ …… and what a professional lot they are – fantastic harmonies and very good musicians and their music – for the most part self … Continue reading

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Out and About

Since the recent publicity on the impending sale of Dungeness we have witnessed a substantial increase in visitor numbers together with media interest in the form of national newspaper coverage and television companies.   All is dying down now except the wild … Continue reading

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Polish Pilots Memorial – updat

There has been a fantastic response to the original blog regarding the destruction of the little memorial for two Polish Spitfire pilots lost in the area during the war – and not just the many hundreds who have viewed the … Continue reading

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Polish Memorial

First an apology to those who read the initial post re alleged vandalism of the memorial. We have received instant responses from many – and with kind offers to help recreate a new site.    It transpires the Polish Embassy were unaware … Continue reading

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Response from Blog re Power Station

Subject: Contact from Dungeness website > > From: David Morgan > Subject: Dungeness Danger > > Message Body: > Please read. Anyone have the time to take this on? > > You'd assume that safety limits exist because they're needed … Continue reading

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Lydd Airport Appeal

The High Court has ruled against an appeal by the 'Anti Expansion' brigade to prevent the proposed runway extension.    This means expansion,albeit on a very small scale, can continue.   I wonder whether the lobbyists against expansion, predominantly on the spurious … Continue reading

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Like Waiting for a Bus

You wait for a bus for ages and then along comes half a dozen.   Bit like these posts.  Have four drafts waiting for publication then no internet connection (changed suppliers – together with too little connection speed).and also no way … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year – and we did survive the storms!  Those who know Dungeness will be aware it is always a little windy here so the odd 'Force 8' doesn't get recognised as anything out of the ordinary.   One caravan did … Continue reading

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£1/3 Million to £1.5 Million

FOR SALE The latest property for sale on the beach, with an asking price of £350,000.00 received an offer within 5 days of being marketed by local, Rye, estate agents Phillips & Stubbs. The 'shack' towards the north of the … Continue reading

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