It appears that Joan and Dave Southworth have toured the Garden of Kent without visiting its most sacred and historic monument;
which shows how little the Americans value history. Should we be surprised ?
If they’d come a month or so earlier they could have participated in the Great Debate on sandwiches (ham or otherwise). Do crisps go IN or OUT of the sandwich ?
We arrive at Sandwich‘s new Travelodge a day too early to influence the result.
I left Mrs RM in a budget hotel with chocolate vending machine while I set off on the 30 minute walk to the station to complete Kent. “Bring me
a ham sandwich wine !” she shouts.
First time here in 5 years, and it’s more gorgeous than ever, even if you wouldn’t drink the water.
The pubs aren’t as good as in Ramsgate but the architecture is stunning, and you can walk the bounds in 20 minutes.
I never did spot the walrus.
If I was a real Pub Man I’d have gone in the Crisp Inn for old times sake, but a ticker has to be disciplined so you just get a photo today.
Now, I can’t be sure, but I’d say a pub called Crisp InN isn’t going to sit on the fence on the issue dividing the nation.
Now, I reckon a cheese and onion cob filled with cheese and onion crisps and pint of Bathams is as haute cuisine as you can get; here’s one I was just about to prepare in Delph.
Wiki tells me “Crisp sandwiches are also called piece and crisps (in Scottish English), chippy sandwich (in Australian English), chip sandwich, crispwich, crisp sarnie, crisp butty, or crip sambo“. Never let it be said this blog isn’t cultured or educational.
You even get a song about crisp sandwiches, inevitably from a Leeds band.
Justice was done in the vote. Here, courtesy of Wales Online, is Jemma Collins and some bloke who kicked a football celebrating a historic victory on the balcony of Sandwich Town Hall (future micropub).
The turnout, some 33% was higher than in some parliamentary by-elections.