Things have been quiet on the blogging front lately. It has been a very busy time in life generally but I also recently went on holiday. Naturally this took up a lot of my focus and dare I say it, made me think about somewhere other than Margate ;)
Dr Karen Shepherson is a photographer and reader in photography at Canterbury Christ Church University. She is also Director of the South East Archive of Seaside Photography (SEAS), something that I’ve been fascinated by for some time.
It feels like time has barely passed since the summer but Margate has waved goodbye to sandals and deckchairs, and now us locals find ourselves facing those ‘bracing’ winds in woolly hats, as we defiantly trudge across the beach.
Something I've learnt in the 2010s is that we bloody love a so-called 'lifestyle' store. Never did I expect to see these trendy shops opening in Margate in its gloomy pre-Turner Contemporary years, but they're popping up with pace. The latest and one of the loveliest, is Môr on Fort Hill, opposite the aforementioned gallery.