Theoretically today is the busiest shopping day of the year, my bookshop closes on Thursdays and today is no exception so I shall be none the wiser.
Two top stories in the local news today one being the hairdresser in Queen Street Ramsgate Marcello Marino has obtained express planning permission from TDC to put up the posters of his wife.
This one made the national papers too and I tried to work out what it was about, I think the council saw it terms of planning permission for putting up a poster and the Ramsgate Society in terms of offence because of what his wife didn’t have on. Or maybe not as apparently BBC had to issue a full apology to the Ramsgate Society Chairman for misquoting him on their website.
The other top story in the news today is about the Benedictine monks leaving St Augustine’s Abbey in Ramsgate, I covered this story in October 2009 see http://thanetonline.blogspot.com/2009/10/monks-to-leave-ramsgate.html and was a bit surprised to see it coming up now, here are some pictures of the abbey http://www.michaelsbookshop.com/610/id10.htm to give you some idea of what is involved.
The aspect of this that I found most interesting was the way the sale of part of the monastery went pear shaped, I did put this at the bottom of a rather convoluted post http://thanetonline.blogspot.com/2010/10/shipwrights-winning-jobs-struggle-with.html
Strangest to me, locally this week that is the way the video of last Thursdays council meeting appeared apart from the bit about the leadership consultation, however once on the slippery slope of changing what happens at an election, there is no telling what the council may omit.
I will ramble on as time permits.