All posts tagged: Dover

Roman stick of rock

It took a few centuries for the landlubberly Romans to master the craft of shipbuilding and the art of sailing, but once this was achieved they set about dominating the seas with their usual grim and ineluctable determination.

Crabble Ground Dover

A National League game in Dover

The Dour runs through it and Dover is a dour kind of place, a seaside town that makes few concessions to the popular traditions of the English seaside. It’s a practical, workaday place, leaving Kentish amusements to the likes of Margate and Broadstairs.