The Kentish Coast

The Kentish Coast (or should that by the Old Coast of Kent) is a surprisingly varied affair, combining dizzying chalk cliffs with golden sands and endless shingle beaches. I began at Broadstairs in the middle of Folk Week, but before nine in the morning there was little sign of it on the streets. The tidy … Continued

In the Shadow of Hinkley Point

On the remote marshes of Somerset, thrust far out into the Bristol Channel from the main roads west, stands a remarkable heap of earth and stones. The Pixie’s Mound is a Bronze Age round barrow marking the burial site of several people, whose remains were excavated in 1907 along with numerous beakers and Roman objects. … Continued