Nepal. One year on

A year. 12 months 365 days I look back over the past year and I can’t really think off the top of my head what I have achieved.   Lots of things I wanted to do are still not done, many not even started.  Some have been and then abandoned.   Stuff has happened, as

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Room 302 — Window Wednesday

We first realised that there might be something special about Room 302 where we were staying at the Walpole Bay Hotel in Margate when ten minutes after checking into our room a tour bus full of ladies from a WI tried to get into our room to have a look at it.   Most apologetic when

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Getting outdoors

Spring has really sprung hasn’t it?   It really makes a difference to be able to look up and see blue sky and fluffy clouds rather than grey skies and dark clouds.   Everybody’s mood lifts too and people seem to be much more cheerful as they dash about doing their daily thing. And keen

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Margate: 4 — Barbados: 1

Yes you did read that correctly. When I got an email from Visit England asking me if I would like to take part in some St George’s day activity celebrating all thing patriotic I was chuffed.    That sounded like it might be fun, I thought.   This time last year we were gearing up

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Turner’s skies

I must admit I wasn’t really “that” aware of there being such a thing as “Turner’s Skies” until I started doing some digging ahead of our weekend in Margate.   The more I looked into though the more I realised that the sky and the landscape in that part of Kent really played a huge

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Epic Dance Off with MoneySupermarket

Last Saturday I was in London all day having a wander around Borough Market and the London Coffee Festival    Whilst I had one eye on my Fitbit to see how many steps I had walked, I had the other eye on the time   I needed to make sure I was home for Britain’s

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Cheesefoot Head

That sounds like a children’s word game or rather unfortunate medical condition.  Not a beauty spot that I ended up going to this week, almost by accident.   I had met Annie just up the road at Hinton Ampner for a couple of hours of nattering and photography and on the way there we had

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Hatchlands Park

Walking away from Hatchlands Park on Sunday afternoon I stopped a dad with his son and asked if I could photograph his little boy enjoying one of the many free Space Hoppers that littered the front lawn.    It seemed to sum up perfectly why this National Trust property is the perfect place to go

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