Sunday, 20 April 2008

Murder and arson mar resort's bid to become a coastal artists' haven

A 'hit' and the torching of a roller-coaster have rekindled memories of a violent past, even as the seaside town tries to become Bohemian writes Jamie Doward, home affairs editor in todays
Observer

To the local council, Margate has the potential to become Hoxton-on-Sea, a coastal haven for young British artists who will spearhead its renaissance.
But following a murder and two high-profile arson attacks in the past month, the Kent town has been the subject of a series of lurid headlines that suggest it may take more than a cultural revolution for Margate to escape its seedy past. click here to read on

2 comments:

Matt B said...

They say great minds think alike and perhaps it is true. I also picked up on the story in the Guardian. Sadly they also say that fools never differ so I guess we should pick the most complimentary proverb and go with that.

Michael Child said...

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