Category Archives: Whitstable

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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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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Leaving Whitstable…the Final Stages

Of course, it is always more stressful and more time-consuming than one expects, getting out of a house that one has lived in for more than a few weeks.  It is amazing, really, how much stuff we acquired in only … Continue reading

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Leaving Whitstable…Part 2

As time in Whitstable grew short, we got out as much as we could, to enjoy our surroundings and see friends. We made time for Emilie… …and spent a lot of time at the playground at Cornwallis Circle…      … Continue reading

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Leaving Whitstable…Part 1

Our final two weeks in Whitstable were filled with packing, purging, cleaning, and goodbyes.  In the midst of this, we did manage to take time to notice the things we’ll miss… …like the Georgian post box on the corner…   … Continue reading

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