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Margate – Dreamland, Wall of Death and Turner’s paintbox

  Visit to the seaside and Turner Contemporary to see Grayson Perry again, distracted by JMW Turner‘s paintbox crammed with everything an artist might need including a spot of morphia to treat a pesky stomach ache.  As I had one at … Continue reading

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Blessing of the Sea ceremony, Margate, Kent

The friendly warmth of St Michael the Archangel’s church in Margate was very welcome – a harsh winter wind was blowing outside.  I’d associated Maidstone with Turner and Travey Emin and seaside walks, and didn’t know anything about the strong Greek … Continue reading

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