PLEASE NOTE: this post has been edited. JanB.
IMPORTANT NEWS: Clearance Rack
has just been updated and there are some amazing bargains to be had. Chances
are they will sell out quick. If you see something on there you want, don’t
hesitate, order it now – don’t forget to come back and read today’s blog,
We had a lovely stroll around
Folkestone yesterday before our leisurely drive home.
Now for some photographs of Folkestone. I’m going to post the photographs and add comments to them individually. I hope you enjoy them.
Until tomorrow, happy crafting,
|Burlington Hotel – this is where the Craft Retreat was held|
|The Metrople Hotel on the left and the Grand on the right – built by two brothers
competing with each other to see who could build the best hotel!
|Plaque that explains Morse code above and paving slab below.|
|The message from Yoko Ono.|
|All in a line – the paving slab, the plaque and the Morse code “house”|
|Close up of Morse code light.|
|Another plaque explaining the next monument (next photograph)|
|19,240 individually number stones representing soldiers who died on
1st July 1916 on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.
|Knitted and crocheted poppies tied to the railings|
|The Short Step Centenary Arch – see plague after next photograph|
|Under the Arch is a huge circle of paving stones which names countries
who were involved in the world wars in alphabetical order.
|Folkestone Harbour with the tide going out.|
|This is the dog-free beach.|
|This is the dog-free beach looking in the opposite direction.|
|This is the dog-friendly beach.|
|This plague is on the wall leading to the dog-friendly beach! LOL!|
|Water fountains that children love playing in
– they were all at school yesterday!
|The water- powered funicular railway. We have just three left here
in the UK – others have been converted to electricity!
|The pipes on the side of the carriage is where the water
is added/removed.I hope you’ve enjoyed this quick tour of Folkestone!