Monthly Archives: June 2011

Strike!

It’s an ordinary Thursday morning and while I’m looking out the bedroom window I know something’s wrong, very wrong. You see, on the other side of the park are two buildings where civil servants are employed, the Job Centre and … Continue reading

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Sedlescombe Organic Vineyard

Roy Cook and his wife Irma, from Germany, inherited 10 acres of land in Sedlescombe in 1974, and they decided to earn a small income from organic vegetable farming, as self-suffience was all the rage then . However, they soon latched on … Continue reading

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The Queen’s Head Inn — Sedlescombe

Fifty years ago the village boasted two pubs, a butcher, a bakery, a newsagent, a blacksmith, a garage, two eateries and two general stores. Only the village store remains, and then, to the joy of all of us, there is still the … Continue reading

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St. Leonards-on-Sea — Summerfields

In 1903 Bohemia House was leased by Dr C. H. Williams, headmaster of Summer Fields School, Oxford, and the name was changed accordingly. The school was known as “Summers mi” and during World War II was relocated to Summer Fields in … Continue reading

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St. Leonards — The Oval Playing Fields – Don’t Concrete The Convent

Open space, one of the attractions of St. Leonards-on-Sea. In the south-east of St. Leonards you will find the Oval Playing Fields, between Bohemia Road, Falaise Road, St. Margaret’s Road and Magdalen Road. This area is also called The Convent. … Continue reading

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De Haven smaakt Chinees

“Win een geweldig Scheepskok-kookboek met het insturen van jouw favoriete homemade Chinese gerecht naar havenkrant@portofrotterdam.com. ” Ik vind het een sympathiek idee. Deze scheepskok zou natuurlijk het recept van een eersteklas Chinese maaltijd kunnen publiceren, maar waarmee zouden we de … Continue reading

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So Many Hobbies

Photograpy When I was a teenager I bought a Pentax and a shitload of expensive gadgets, like lenses, tripods, and a mobile dark room. Some of my photos, like the ones I took in Cambodia of American B52’s bombing Cambodian … Continue reading

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