Summer Days At Minnis Bay

A Memory of Birchington

In the early 1960s my dad would drive us down to Birchington in his Morris Oxford to visit my grandparents who lived in Lancaster Gardens. We would visit on a Sunday about twice a month and in the summer we would sometimes walk across the cabbage fields, cross the railway line and paddle in the sea at Minnis Bay. On some occations we would all go for a drive and I can remember going to Sandwich past the firework factory, the hooverport and lots of other places that looked so interesting to me. I remember going down the Thanet Way one Christmas Day and only seeing about half a dozen cars on the whole trip.
Happy days.

A memory shared by Graeme Caller , on Nov 27th, 2009.

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