Shoreham Air Show

Shoreham

I married a guy who isn’t really into sporty sports (woo!), but is into cool¬†cars and other interesting and mostly loud machinery. Or “interesting” I should say in scare quotes, since I am preeeettty ambivalent and/or not interested in those things. Even so, over the years I’ve found myself enjoying watching the Formula One races …

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dipping a toe in the sea

bruce Shoreham

Up until two days ago I’d never actually bothered to step foot into the English Channel. The sea is cold and scary, and England just doesn’t get hot enough to warrant ¬†taking a dip, even when it’s hot enough to lay on the beach in a bikini, getting your tan on. Or at least, it …

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home sweet Shoreham-by-Sea

Shoreham

So. Let’s talk about Shoreham. And by Shoreham, I mean the Shoreham-by-Sea where we live, not Shoreham up in Kent, where the bank apparently thinks I live, despite multiple phone calls to try to rectify that problem. But I digress. We put in the offer on this flat after seeing it once, and that day …

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The house boats of Shoreham-by-Sea

Shoreham

Just down the road from our flat, lined up along the riverside, are several dozen house boats moored up in the muck. Many of them aren’t really seaworthy anymore (says the very not water knowledgeable lady on the internet), but they are mostly inhabited, and the area has a sub-culture all its own. A narrow …

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