After that, I'm told I have to go and dress-up in my Margate Charter Trustees robes for the procession and event at the Winter Gardens. I think I'm given a three pointed hat to wear!
Sad to hear of the loss of a pilot and his Hurricane fighter, displaying at this afternoon's RAFA Shoreham airshow, which is, after all, a celebration of the memory of those who took part. After all, "Never in the field of human conflict, has so much been owed by so many to so few."
Given the dismal treatment of our armed services by the present government, that debt and covenant appears to have been conveniently forgotten over the last decade.If you had happened to have been strolling along Minster road in Westgate on this day in 1940 you would have come across the picture below.