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Lifeboat Launch System c1957

Just found an old pic which must have been taken on a ‘Brownie 127’ – as that is all we could afford in those days.  A fairly calm day so probably a routine exercise. The photo shows the then lifeboat … Continue reading

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Ongoing Saga – Polish Memorial

The construction (erection) of a new memorial to the two Polish airmen who died at Dungeness during the last war is still no nearer being agreed upon.   Since we first mentioned  the matter, several suggestions have been put forward but … Continue reading

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Barrier!

Heard they had erected a barrier at the end of the Estate!  great – keep the immigrants out or better still the visitors.   Alas no – its just the latest safety measure for the ‘light’ railway.   Finally a level crossing … Continue reading

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A Sad Farewell – Peter Marlow Dies

Peter Marlow, a highly acclaimed photographer, passed away last Sunday .   He was 63 and is survived by wife Fiona and four children.   Condolences to all the family. Peter is known locally for his purchase and re development of  several … Continue reading

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Local Anglers & The RNLI

A couple of weeks ago now but still worthy of a mention:- The World Dab Fishing Championships were held here and hosted by the Dungeness  RNLI station at the end of January.   The 175 anglers taking part in the event, organised … Continue reading

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Another Property for Sale

Neighbour Peter has decided to sell ‘Jesmond’. Offers in region of £385,000.000 The property was extensively modernised by previous owner and to a good standard (he was a boat builder with an eye for detail). Jesmond was featured on the … Continue reading

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Love Song of the Electric Bear?

What? That is the title of a small West End production from the pen of my late neighbour Snoo Wilson. On stage for the past three weeks in a small theatre just off Leicester Square, the odd title (typical Snoo!) … Continue reading

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Grand Designs – Saturday 28th November

The property, now known as ‘Pobbles’ which featured on ‘Homes by the Sea’ a few months ago has been short-listed for the prestigious RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) ‘House of the Year’ award, which this year is being aired … Continue reading

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Polish Spitfire Memorial – Just a thought

If there is anyone out there with a couple of thousand pounds to spare please get in touch but on a practical note – is there anyone out there (a professional ‘chippy’ perhaps) who would like to provide a quote either for … Continue reading

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Polish Airmen’s Memorial – proposal

Not a flattering pic of what the memorial might be but the idea has been put forward to have the two upright posts in the shape of a Spitfire propeller.   This however does not come cheap.   The original idea … Continue reading

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