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Mar 2, 2009 - Isle of Thanet

All great journeys start with a small step, in our case to sister Judys. Margate is one of those towns wrapped in the nostalgia of our youth. The early morning trip to the station, that delicious acrid smell of steam trains waiting at the platform to whisk you away on the annual holiday by the seaside. Then at Margate catching a taxi to, what you did not know then, your third rate hotel or boarding house run by a dragon of a landlady! But what you remember was the colour, the noise, the bustle the lights of the greatest place you ever...

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