Crepes, coun­cil and feet in mouths

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Points Of View -

Last Sun­day, af­ter our usual dis­ap­point­ing visit to the monthly mar­ket in the Lower High Street (though we did buy some splen­did smoked gar­lic from a French­man’s cheese stall), Mrs B and I cheered our­selves up by sit­ting in the sun­shine out­side the gelato shop in Bank Street.

“May I know your name?” I asked the chap who served us with two vast crepes, Mrs B’s piled and stuffed with ba­nana slices and drenched in caramel, mine equally packed with straw­ber­ries and soaked in maple syrup.

“My name is Ish” said the man.

The crepes, like the weather, were splen­did, though the ta­ble at which we sat had a dis­turb­ing wob­ble.

Rather more dis­turb­ing than the wob­bly ta­ble was the news re­vealed in last week’s KE that the Kingsnorth Re­cre­ation Cen­tre is fac­ing clo­sure. This, it seems, is be­cause an out­side agency, rather oddly named as

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