Category Archives: The South – From Kent to Cornwall

Would a lido have been part of Brunel’s plans for Portishead?

Is Portishead the only place in the country that talks about an Isambard Kingdom Brunel idea that didn’t work? All over the UK, you see railways, bridges, tunnels and old ships owned or built by Brunel; you’ll see his statue … Continue reading

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Canterbury: Tales of great tea and coffee near England’s Cathedral HQ

Canterbury does its best to mix the ancient and the contemporary – and it’s no different with its coffee shops and tea rooms. The two coffee shops we found both opened in the last 12 months, but with different coffee … Continue reading

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We had Great Expectations for tea and coffee in Rochester – and we weren’t disappointed

I’ll have to re-read all the Dickens novels to look for references to tea and coffee. After all, he may well have known good places for a cuppa in Rochester given how often he passed through there, and used the … Continue reading

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