Charlotte Lebon breaks down history of the North-South split in England with a book review of ‘The Shortest History of England’ by James Hawes.
Magdalena examines the variety of ways of celebrating the Epiphany across Europe, from Germany’s Sternsinger to Spain’s Reyes Magos.
Starting with the sound of church bells ringing out at Christmas, Rod opens for us the fascinating world and history of Bell ringing.
Ashford Interfaith Group gathered by the WWI tank for Armistice Day prayer and reflections on peace, and afterwards at a café to socialize.
Romney Marsh is sometimes known as “the Fifth Continent”. Dee Taylor paints a portrait in words of its unique landscape and legends.
This year the annual Tenterden Folk Festival took place in torrential rain. But undaunted by the weather the music and dancing went on.
According to recent reports our PM wants us to be heading backwards to pounds and ounces. But will this be acceptable to the British people?
Village life in Kent fifty years ago. In this review Charlotte Lebon compares John Bennett’s recollection of Kent village life with her own.
In Whitstable, we found many churches and chapels open and pleased to see us. Fine Kentish ale, swimming in the sea, visits to a few of Whitstable’s quaint old shops and a search for oysters rounded off a thoroughly enjoyable day … and hopefully a few well earned £££s for the Ride & Stride cause.
My memory of sitting in a trench overlooking the misty plains below is tinged with satisfaction of a job well done but, in reality, the cost to the taxpayer was huge as large armies are expensive. Yes, we held the line during the Cold War, but at what cost?