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27 Oct 2017

Over the past few decades there have been many uncorroborated sightings of the Beast of Broadstairs’ Moor. Earlier this week it was spotted fully erect (standing upright that is) in Ramsgate harbour, leaving droppings behind as evidence of its visit.

With well over 4 si...

20 Oct 2017

Artist Stacey Lemming is delighted that her artwork "My Unflushed Toilet" is being lent to Thanet's art gallery the Turnip Asynchronousary.

Her toilet was a controversial piece of Brit art that caused much discussion when first shown over a decade ago with one critic sa...

13 Oct 2017

Let's get ready to ruuuuuuumble. That's right ladies and gentlemen, he muscled in on her turf, well concrete, and she's not going to take it any more. The Shell Lady and Antony Gormley's Sculpture are set to fight in the contest of the century. The victor will be crown...

6 Oct 2017

I usually like to start my restaurant reviews with a lot of big fancy words because let’s face it, “I stuffed my face with food and then belched in joy afterwards” does not make for good reading no matter how close to reality it is. All the same, this (along with a sma...

29 Sep 2017

We’ve all had it. You put your rubbish out the night before, braving the dark in your Dalmatian onesie hoping the neighbours don’t spot you as your ears flap around in the wind whilst you drag the bin sack in your teeth to the outside bin and then bounce back inside on...

22 Sep 2017

There were scenes of celebration in Thanet today as news that species segregation on the main beaches is to come to an end. From the 1st October, dogs will be allowed on all beaches across the isle.

Prominent campaigner, full time dog and leader of the protest against t...

19 May 2017

I’m both sad to say and annoyed that I was mugged in Thanet yesterday. I’m not an angry person but this human parasite has both riled me and left me feeling vulnerable; afraid to go out. My therapist has recommended I share the experience to help with the healing proce...

15 Jul 2016

In a nail biting scene earlier today, a boat almost capsized at Dumpton Gap. Drawn too close to shore by the siren call of a bacon sarnie and a cup of tea at Sam’s cafe, the hapless sailors failed to notice the tide was on it’s way out.

As the boat swung violently from...

29 Mar 2016

And Jesus said "Park not thee in St George's Churchyard, for it is not a public car park. Go forth unto Staffordshire Street and Meeting Street car parks where thee will find ample parking."

And it was so

19 Feb 2016

Does anybody know if there is an awards committee in Ramsgate? If there is, I think I should be considered for an award as I have trod in doggy poop every day this week culminating today in, which I hope you will agree, my pièce de résistance of smearing 3 separate poo...

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