Monthly Archives: July 2013

Summer at the Seaside

  Did I happen to mention that it has been hot here in England this summer? How does one beat the heat in a country with very little air conditioning?   You go to the beach.     Even when … Continue reading

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Singing in the Cathedral — again!

When I booked tickets for this trip, I immediately contacted all of my friends in England. A few of those friends are members of the Whitstable Choral Society, with whom I sang for three concerts during the 2011-2012 season.  When … Continue reading

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Splashing in the Sea

Since we left Dungeness and arrived in Whistable, the weather has been phenomenal.  Hot, sunny, breezy, amazing.  (Sometimes too hot!)  One of these hot days was begging for a visit to the beach, so we headed to our favorite spot … Continue reading

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Reunions

The main reason we decided to return to Whitstable only a year after our departure was to see people we’d grown so fond of, and to keep those friendships kindled.  Our reunions with the people we know and love in … Continue reading

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Back Home to Whitstable

On July 5, 2013, we returned to the charming seaside town that had been our home for the 2011-2012 academic year.  It had been 14 months since we had been back, and it felt as if no time had passed. … Continue reading

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Dungeness

We thought it was funny to be visiting a place called Dungeness, as Brad’s parents live less than a mile away from the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge near Sequim in Washington State.  We have spent many days walking the bluffs or … Continue reading

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Riding the Steam Train to Hythe

For our last full day with Gro & co, we decided to ride the steam railway all the way to its terminus in Hythe.  We’d heard Hythe was a decent town, so worth checking it out. Right after we purchased … Continue reading

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