Monthly Archives: September 2014

Serendipity

As we walked out of Grain something caught my eye.  I stood and stared as a pair of eyes stared back at me.  I craned my head forward and squinted.  Was it?  It couldn’t be?  But it was! Two years … Continue reading

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Return to Grain Tower Part VI – A Last Look Back

As we left Grain Tower I took one last look back. I would like to come back here some day, go to the tower and wait for the tide to come in.  I think that to stay there, totally cut … Continue reading

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Return to Grain Tower Part V – The Chain

In 1914 it was decided to erect a massive floating boom across the mouth of the River Medway.  The intention was to keep enemy ships out of the river and all that it held (including the important Chatham dockyard).  This … Continue reading

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