Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Ramsgate in 1867 and today

The Picture's of the pages are from Bear's Gide to Ramsgate for 1867 this link will take you to the inevitable buy it now button and further sample pages.

this is the link to today's photos

I have to admit that sometimes I despair of Thanet District Council, I reported the big chunk of loose tiles on the Royal to them after one of the winter storms 16.12.2018 and still nothing has been done about them.

These photos were taken today

What do you do? Report it again? I think the more you report local problems the more they get to dislike you the less attention they pay to your problems and the less they do. Theoretically council's are supposed to want independent shops, in practice I sometimes wonder.

 two sessions painting at the Pav today this one after work this evening.
and this one before work this morning. In both cases it is very much a case of, spot the difference.

With the painting it isn't long before I would struggle with which part of which painting I painted when

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