This nation is short of HGV drivers, warehouse stackers, fruit pickers, hospitality and care-home staff. Conscription could be the answer!
Village life in Kent fifty years ago. In this review Charlotte Lebon compares John Bennett’s recollection of Kent village life with her own.
There are many great houses and gardens in this country. Some are owned by the National Trust, others have been converted into schools.
Why do people buy bottled water? What exactly are the health benefits of various types of water? What is wrong with tap water?
It’s not on the map. Kent does not seem to feature in tourism sites aiming to appeal to the differently-abled
The right to roam gives us the freedom to enjoy walks across public footpaths. Some are historically established right of way.
He was standing up straight on the scooter,A silhouette in the dawn sunlight,As he glided over the railway bridgeSafety jacket gleaming,One of the few going to work on wheels like this. What posture compares to this allure ?A charioteer poised in bronze cab, reins in handA steel-clad knight pounding by on be-ribboned steed ?A falconer […]
The more we can predict accidents, the safer we can make our environment. The workplace, through Health and Safety regulation, has become much safer since John Lebon fell off that ladder. Most workers in skilled trades go through health and safety courses. Although this probably prevents many accidents of the ‘falling off scaffolding’ type, I worry that there is amazing carelessness about air quality in several trades.
One of the Kent Food Hubs Bare Bazaar, Food but Nude in Ashford sells dry foods from containers into paper bags, to cut plastic waste.
The protagonist, Sophia is a Jewish girl from Babylon. The plot is broadly divided into five phases: her life in Babylon in a family of well-settled Jews, her father being a keeper of manuscripts; her flight across the desert with Nabatean merchants; her seven years with a strict Jewish sect; her allegiance to the zealots in the time of the Roman attacks on Jerusalem, and finally her looking back in old age, from a female academy in Alexandria.