The first to swim the Channel was Matthew Webb in 1875. Peter Jurzynski became the 329th of Channel swimmers to complete the crossing
We need food for a growing population. Whether we buy from British farming, or other countries, the same ethical scrutiny should be applied
The high standard of food produced by farmers and available in the UK shops must be maintained in new trade agreements government negotiates
The Assault on Truth by Peter Oborne takes us on a rollercoaster journey into the heart of recent political events with example after example of documented duplicity.
Taking a pet on holiday to the EU has become costly and complicated since Brexit. Pet owners are now faced with difficult choices.
Nigel Beevor writes about Britain’s past as a Great Power during the British Empire, which led to Churchill, Atlee and Macmillan’s government believing we deserved special treatment post-WWII. But after the 2016 EU referendum, Britain no longer holds the same status.
The 2021 UK Census had a tick-box for Roma for the first time. Gypsies and Irish travellers were only put in the census for the first time in 2011. “Gypsy” by Cernavoda is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 Gypsies and Travellers are 0.5% of population in Kent The results revealed 58,000 Gypsies and Irish travellers, the majority in the […]
Julie Bayer writes about Wildwood Trust and their new sunset event; a walk through the grounds, and a meal and drink in their alfresco dining. This is a much needed trip after lockdown.
Hugh Riddell reviews John Bennett’s, ‘Hell in my Head’, a poignant novel that addresses the distress caused by military conflict and war; many of Bennett’s own family also suffered from physical and mental health issues after the Second World War
Diana Darke writes about stained glass at Brabourne having possible Syrian roots; skilled craftsmen who created stained glass, were often taken prisoner by Norman Crusader knights and brought to Europe.