Today's outing began at the home of G2S with tea and jam sponge.
Afterwards, the Eldest Member declared we'd had what we came for and we should all go home but he was voted down. We walked past the famous old Bleak House above Broadstairs harbour, down along the sands and into a brisk head wind to Dumpton Gap. Here we climbed up a steep concrete path to the cliff top (steep but not far) and proceeded along the top, passing the memorial seat dedicated to Wout Steenhuis, a famous guitarist and expert on the Hawaian guitar. From here we marched through the park to the clifftop that marks the beginning of Ramsgate.
At this point there was a short break for one member to put his eye drops in and we were then onward to the Shipshape cafe in Ramsgate harbour.
A sturdy lunch of bacon or sausage baguettes or sandwiches was consumed enthusiastically. Then back along the beach towards Broadstairs, encountering several dogs doing what dogs do. Arrival at Broadstairs saw the purchase of ice creams but the day was declared a total calamity when the ice cream cone of G2S leapt off its cornet and landed with a splodge on the ground. He was only about three licks into it! Counselling has been arranged.
The official Happy Wanderers Xmas lunch at The Captain Digby has been arranged for Wednesday 19 December and the annual Wrotham cake fest (with
walk) has been set for 12 December at the Youngest Member's house.
|Look what I missed|
|great place for a fry up|
|Ramsgate Maritime Museum|
|Not happy with Cake then sausage sandwich they had to have an ice cream|