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Jaye Nolan: the Medway Muse

Casting our minds back to move forward

Writer Melanie Benn specialises in memoir, both writing her own and teaching others - and I’m very pleased to have nabbed her to run a workshop for the Rochester Literature Festival in October!Melanie and I first met at the coFWD workspace two years ago, when she subsequently became one of our Guerilla Poets for an afternoon...

Inside Out - The Observations Of A Kentish Man At Large By David Philpott


FROM THE SUBLIME TO THE RIDICULOUSCharity Balls, like Golf Days and busses, seem to come along in threes. Yet whereas shotgun starts and four balls’ is all part of a sport I have never had an interest in, I will rarely say no to a good meal, a bit of entertainment and a dance. Thus last night, the Kent MS Therapy Centre Red Carpet Ball at the Canterbury Rugby Club was the last (for now) in a long run of such occasions that collectively have raised a staggering amount of money for many good and varied causes...

Anya Hart-Dyke Blogs About Going Green

How much water do you eat?

The staggering water footprint of foodSeptember last year saw international bigwigs meet in Stockholm for World Water Week, the theme of which was water and food security...

Rachael Hales Blog On Kents Historical People And Places

Would you send this in the post?

The thought of sending eggs in today's post is quite frankly laughable, even with fragile tape, special containers and pleas for caution, things don't always arrive in the condition that one would like but during World War II eggs became a rare and special cargo...


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