Sandhurst Farm Forge
Travel Blogs from Faversham
... revolves mainly around travelling and I might have been slightly ambitious! Oh well! Here is the list and also what I have completed already.
Things to do before 30 (4 done… 26 to go!)
1. Fitness retreat
2. Do volunteer work
3. Live in Australia
4. See Great Barrier Reef
5. Go to a Comedy club
6. Boob job ✅ (had a reduction done in April and couldn’t be happier!)
7. Go to New York ✅ (spent one ...
... of producing and disposing of the things we persuade ourselves we need. I'm also aware that the relative modesty of the belongings we've decided to keep is still totally unattainable for most people. First resolution: I will try to become less materialistic and appreciate what I have. Dorette is determined to use the wedding card to blag our way onto business class. I will be loitering somewhere, sheepishly out of ...
... we could see wheat fields and the Thames estuary. We even watched the farmer harvest his wheat – a novel sight for us “townies”!!
Graveney’s church is worth a mention. It was originally built in the 12th century but the current building is mainly 14th century. It’s a lovely old church but, equally impressive is the dedicated congregation! There ...
... about the arrival of the HMS Cavalier at Fremantle to deliver an injured sailor. Such a small world!
There was also an exhibition of fabulous photographs of Scott’s and Shackleton’s expeditions to Antarctica. We also saw a movie being filmed which was quite fascinating! It was set around the 1950s, judging by the clothes and cars. What was interesting was the number of takes they took of the one scene! We’ve read about that but never ...
Our thanks go to Margaret's cousin Ernie, who has given us his house in Graveney, Kent for 6 weeks.
Kent is in south-eastern England and is home to four of the Cinque Ports. Originally, the Cinque Ports were a confederation of five harbours, Sandwich, Romney, Dover, Hythe, and Hastings. Later, the two Ancient Towns of Rye & Winchelsea were added. (Yes that equals seven, don’t ask!!) These were ...