The sun always shines on North Kent, which explains why Whitstable was again packed mid-week with London daytrippers in search of pashminas, panna cotta and Prosecco. It really is my favourite bit of Islington. While it lacks the marsh walks of nearby Faversham, you can construct some decent rambles around Tankerton, but really it’s a place… Continue reading WHITSTABLE – VICTORIANA, BREAKING BAD AND BASS


This is only marginally worthy of a separate post to be honest, but I bet no-one has ever blogged about Bacup before and I’m a glory hunter as you’ll know. There’s not a lot to be said about Bacup apart from noting it has great scenery, and the occasional great bit of tiling. The Crown… Continue reading BACUP