Category Archives: Local Gossip

Good Knees Required

Good knees are required for some light house work locally.   In the lighthouse! Weekly cleaning during the ‘open’ season’ and minor odd jobs as and when they are needed. With over 160 steps to the top any applicant must … Continue reading

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Snack Shack Shortlisted for Award

The ‘Snack Shack’ – situated on the beach, owned and operated by Kenny Thomas and family, has been shortlisted in the ‘Best Coastal Fish Restaurant of The Year Awards’. The fact that it is in the open air, with diners … Continue reading

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Storm Force Angus

Now copying the U.S. we are naming our storms – and yesterday (November 20th) was the first this year and called Angus.   Yes it rained and the wind was quite strong and it did cause a little havoc along the … Continue reading

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Back on the market!

Sadly it seem the sale of ‘Jesmond’ has fallen through – but not knoweth why. On sale for offers around £385,000.00 Views from the 1st Floor Uninterrupted views to the Channel – except for the lighthouse

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Inconsiderate

Just when one is enjoying a cup of tea looking across the Channel to France this bloke parks his boat right in front of the window. Couldn’t hear what he was saying – I think he was lost so pointed … Continue reading

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Channel View with outside toilet

A very des res with uninterrupted views across the Channel – with an outside toilet. Reminiscences of the good old days. At last, after many years of waiting, the old sad ‘Channel View’ property is finally getting a dramatic make-over. … Continue reading

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More ‘Arty’ things from Dungeness

A small shop in Hythe, ‘Shepherds Hut Studio’ owned and run by artist Andreya Stoneman houses an abundance of items all relating to Dungeness.   From cards to lampshades and original art all are very reasonably priced.   Andreya has had a … 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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Dungeness Estate Sold

Dungeness has been sold, as expected, to EDF but no figure disclosed.   This will probably be revealed in the local press. Cannot see many, if any changes,  to the status quo vis-a-vis residents and the area in general, despite … Continue reading

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