Category Archives: England

Faversham: The Oare Gunpowder Works

One morning in Faversham, we met up with friends Tim, Emilie, and Lisa, had a lovely second breakfast, and then went for a walk in the woods.  First, though, second breakfast. Charlie absolutely adores baby Lisa! This was the first … Continue reading

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Faversham: a Walk About Town

We spent a warm day in Faversham exploring the town and getting some exercise.  First:  the shops. Faversham is a market town, and the market is a fun, colorful, bustling experience.   Heselden Hats and General Miscellany was a fun … Continue reading

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Faversham

One of my kind friends who offered to take us in while we were visiting in the Whitstable/Canterbury area was Carolynne, a lovely and enthusiastic member of the Whitstable Choral Society.  She and I sat next to one another for … Continue reading

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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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