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First Day of Vacation: Brighton!

Brighton had been part of a plan a couple weekends prior to our vacation but due to traffic being horrible, we turned around and went to Rochester that day instead (another past-due blog). however, Brighton proved to be an excellent start to our 9 days off; not only was is the perfect…

Ditton Cat crossing a parking lot
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British Cats and Status of the Kids

I had to post a few British cats I’ve taken photos of so far. There will likely be more to come but these ones couldn’t wait. Cats here seem really smart, friendly and/or wary, depending on where they live, but city cats always seem more street smart to me than…

Double Decker Bus - Tunbridge Wells
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Downtown Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells

We’re staying pretty close to Maidstone, in a town called Ditton a couple miles down the road from the Fremlin Shopping Area in Maidstone town center. Apparently most of the town centers in the UK are shopping areas, some busier than others but still different from much of the US…