Monthly Archives: July 2013

A Pocketful of Rye

We decided to spend a day in Rye.  We’d heard it was lovely from a woman we met on the plane who lived there. This woman (her name is Jan) is really lovely herself, and was so kind to Flora … Continue reading

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An Afternoon in New Romney

The day after arriving in Dungeness, we took the bus into nearby New Romney in order to rent bicycles. Unfortunately, the cycle hire shop was useless. No child trailers, no child seats, no trail-behind child bicycles, and no interest in … Continue reading

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The Shingle House

One of the highlights of our stay in Dungeness was the innovative and elegant architecture of the house we rented:  The Shingle House. Gro is an architect, and as she was looking at places to stay for our joint holiday … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Silliness

Here’s how we celebrated July Fourth in Dungeness.  Blue ties with red and white stars for the boys, blue barrettes with fireworks on for the girls, and small American flags for all. I think the Norwegians in the group actually … Continue reading

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Family on the move….again.

We flew from Chicago’s O’Hare Airport to London Heathrow on June 30.  During that busy, harried day before, we packed as lightly as possible, fitting all of our things for a month into one rolling suitcase (can also be worn … Continue reading

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Back in the UK.

We are back in the UK again, and happy to be here! The short version: Holly’s dad kindly drove us almost 3 hours to Chicago’s O’Hare airport on Sunday.  Traffic was light, so we arrived in plenty of time. We … Continue reading

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