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Growing up in New Romney during the war

September 5th, 2015 Comments Off on Growing up in New Romney during the war
First Published In Issue 4 There were Sentries at the end of most roads in Littlestone and one was situated on the railway bridge, halfway along The Avenue. When mum used to take me shopping into New Romney, we ...

‘Living and Working in Lydd’

September 5th, 2015 Comments Off on ‘Living and Working in Lydd’
First Published In Issue 3 I did various jobs on the farm during the war including catching moles that were causing a lot of damage to the arable crops. As a lot of the good grazing land had to ...

“Goal Running”

September 5th, 2015 Comments Off on “Goal Running”
First Published Issue 2 This ancient game, peculiar to Kent and East Sussex, was first played in the late 19th Century. Virtually every town and village had a team and there were numerous local leagues. During the first half ...

A Postman In New Romney

September 5th, 2015 Comments Off on A Postman In New Romney
First Published Issue 1 On leaving school, I obtained a job as a Boy Messenger at New Romney Post Office and sometimes they gave me part-time postman’s job if they had gone sick. The first time I did a ...

The ‘scousification’ of….

September 5th, 2015 Comments Off on The ‘scousification’ of….
Saturday 5th September 2015 I almost choked on my cappuccino-as we sat after lunch on the Fred. Olsen cruise ship Braemar last week – when my friend stated that I must be a ‘lady of leisure’ now that I’ve ...

Royal Oak Brookland

August 23rd, 2015 Comments Off on Royal Oak Brookland
By R A C Fishman food critic for The Looker Having seen the advert in the last edition of The Looker stating that the Royal Oak had new owners in Brookland, the Glamourpuss and I jumped at the chance ...

Making the move

August 23rd, 2015 Comments Off on Making the move
Sunday 23rd August 2015 Early last year I’d never even heard of New Romney, now, as of last Saturday, I am Romney Marsh’s newest resident…I seem to have acquired a new home, partner, dog, and job as deputy editor ...

Aboyne House

July 8th, 2015 Comments Off on Aboyne House
ABOYNE HOUSE New Romney The Glamourpuss and myself first visited Aboyne House a year ago for the relaunch of the formal restaurant side of the business, changing its name from Fish and Peri. On the opening night we were ...

Operation Stack Still In Place

July 1st, 2015 Comments Off on Operation Stack Still In Place
Phrase 3 now also implemented  – M20 will be closed coastbound junctions 8 (Hollingbourne) and 9 (Ashford West) AND Londonbound between 9 and 8. Drivers trying to avoid the M20 have also been caught up in jams as others try to do the same. ...

The M20 is closed coastbound between junctions 8 and 9

June 30th, 2015 Comments Off on The M20 is closed coastbound between junctions 8 and 9
Last updated: Tuesday 30 June 2015 – 8.45am It is anticipated that due to industrial action in France the port in Calais is set to remain closed until Thursday. We are currently also aware of disruption to Eurotunnel services in both directions. Anyone ...
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