Monthly Archives: November 2015

Greta

Yesterday’s post, about Shepherd Neame pubs that we have drawn, led me to thinking about the lovely Greta! Greta is a Thames Sailing Barge, used for cargo transportation along the Thames and Thames Estuary. She was built in 1892 and … Continue reading

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Pubs

If you love all things Shepherd Neame, then this is the blog page for you! These are some of the pubs we have drawn – Casey’s in Canterbury has now been renamed The Shakespeare and is the sister pub to … Continue reading

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Castles

Historic castles. From┬ábeing the homes of kings to defending our shores, they all have a story to tell! One day, I will have the time to really delve into the history of each one and find out some more about … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday

The second Sunday in November each year, close to┬áthe 11th day, is set aside for remembering the men and women who gave their lives in both World Wars and in conflicts since. Of course it is well known that 11 … Continue reading

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Christmas in Faversham, Whitstable and Canterbury!

Well it’s that time of year again! The time when lists are made by busy people to make sure every eventuality is planned for. The time when letters are written to the man in red. The time when friends are … Continue reading

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Seven Sisters

The Seven Sisters can be found along the South Downs in East Sussex and are a series of chalk cliffs. The Sisters begin very close to Cuckmere Haven, in the West, and end just before Birling Gap in the East. … Continue reading

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Bournemouth

More from Bournemouth today! We really must go back! Just like I said in my post of Hengistbury Head a couple of days ago, we have spent many hours on the beach at Bournemouth, travelling the Dorset coast, exploring the … Continue reading

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Horsey Windpump, Norfolk

Horsey Windpump is a four storey tower made of red brick and was built in 1912; it is now a grade ll listed building and is in the care of the National Trust and it provides unmissable views from the … Continue reading

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Hengistbury Head

Our family has many happy memories of holidays spent here! It was always a great place to be whether we were riding on the land train (fondly known as the Noddy Train), walking over the head, running with the dog … Continue reading

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Burnham Market

I think that our stay in Burnham Overy Staithe, on the North Norfolk coast, and visiting the surrounding area a few years ago was how our love of Norfolk began. Burnham Market is a village that I will visit again … Continue reading

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