Category Archives: Canterbury

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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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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Goodbye to Canterbury

Our final days in the Southeast of England were spent in Canterbury.  We were fortunate to be able to stay with dear friends, Emilie and Tim.  Here are some highlights from our final week: We walked into town and ate … Continue reading

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Goods Shed Beer Night, I Shall Miss Thee

I attended the Bottle Shop’s beer tasting again at the Goods Shed on the 3rd.  Sadly, it was the last I’ll be able to experience before we have to leave the area, but it was really a spectacular lineup of … Continue reading

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Flat Stanley goes to Canterbury

Here’s another post for friends Melissa and Lucy.  Flat Stanley’s been having adventures again! The other day, Stanley accompanied Brad into Canterbury for some errands.  They rode the bus together (a double decker…and they’re sitting on the top level). Here … Continue reading

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Susan and Bill (and Tyler too): Canterbury

A little bit of home came to visit the other day: Our good friends Susan and Bill from Seattle dropped in for a few days, along with Susan’s nephew Tyler.  The kids have known Susan and Bill since the dawn of … Continue reading

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Singing in the Cathedral

I have been singing with the local choral society.  I joined back in October and have sung in 2 concerts with them, with another coming up in about 3 weeks.  They are a lovely group of people and I have … Continue reading

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Beer, Glorious Beer

On the first Thursday in March, I (Brad) joined up with a fine gentleman by the name of Tim Frost for a beer tasting at the Goods Shed.  (You all know Tim from such posts as this and this.)  The … Continue reading

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The Elves and the Shoemaker

Luckily, we had purchased tickets for this children’s show at the Gulbenkian Theatre a couple of months ago.  It was the perfect activity for a Saturday afternoon with a child who just broke an arm. We took the bus to … Continue reading

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Going to the Panto

On January 21 (a Saturday), we met up with friends Tim and Emilie, and their mothers, who were celebrating their birthdays, at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury.  We were going to see the panto!  For those of you who are … Continue reading

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