Monthly Archives: September 2014

72b – Boscombe Part II

The boards of Boscombe Pier made for comfortable walking.  I could not really put my finger on why exactly, but piers are made for walking on and I enjoyed walking on Boscombe Pier.  And whilst it is true to say … Continue reading

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72a – Boscombe Part I

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.  That’s what my mother used to tell me when I was young (and I couldn’t help noticing that she then went on to have two further children).  The reason I mention … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path Gets App’d

I was delighted, a few months ago, to be contacted by a very nice person called Amena Ahmed from a company called Pixelwork.  She was helping design a mobile App about the Thames Estuary Path, in conjunction with Essex Council.  … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path Goes Flying – Part IV

North we flew, back over the Medway, away from Rochester and towards Cliffe.  When we had passed Cliffe Fort two years ago it was sealed off and appeared flooded inside.  We could have crawled through a window, but decided not … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path Goes Flying – Part III

Once our microlight had taken off we flew up to 2,250 feet.  Having walked the entire Kent coastline, I was looking forward to seeing some of it from the sky.  Almost immediately we flew over something I had not seen … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path Goes Flying – Part II

One of the things I liked about our first microlight flight was that we got in the air relatively quickly.  The initial briefing lasted a few minutes and no more (only slightly longer than it took to sign the waiver). … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path Goes Flying – Part I

Whilst we were back in Grain we decided to head down to Middle Stoke and have a bit of an adventure at Medway Microlights. To put matters quite simply, I love the sky.  I love the freedom of it.  I … Continue reading

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