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Duke of York pub, Tunbridge Wells

A couple of photos from last year – outside the Duke of York with the fishmarket still as Tourist Information, and a view inside DofY of unfest 2013 with Jessica Johansson band. In that time the TI has moved into the Corn Exchange, and the fishmarket has become Sankey’s Champagne & Seafood bar. Today (Saturday … Continue reading

Tick Tock

Monday. Tidying the front room, and finding there are still magazines from Christmastime at the bottom of the pile. Having coffee and hearing that Margaret Thatcher has died, the news breaks on twitter minutes before the radio news reporters can compose a statement. Sunday. I saw someone had copied and pasted an old photo from … Continue reading

Mount Pleasant

This is a view from the bottom of Mount Pleasant, looking up the hill, past the Railway Station and the taxi rank. It was suggested on twitter that the Railway Station would be a good place to site Tourist Information, either real people or electronic terminals. There was also an idea that the Museum and … Continue reading

Pantiles 1912

I’m not too sure where this picture came from now… but a view of The Pantiles in 1912, with old bandstand. I was trying to find an old photo of The Fishmarket. Council ideas at the moment, to save money, are to move the Tourist Information Centre, from it’s prominent position in The Fishmarket, to … Continue reading

Council Meeting in Tunbridge Wells

Last night I went, as a member of the public, to a Council Meeting in the Town Hall Council Chamber. These are some pictures of the tidying up left at the end of the over three hour meeting. Having been in the Council Chamber before I am no longer over impressed with the original table … Continue reading