Saturday morning had a walk along pier at Dover to blow away the cobwebs,it was covered in a thick sea fret when I got there but slowly cleared to reveal a couple of cruise liners berthed.
Dover Rugby Club opened their league campaign on Saturday afternoon with a terrific 28-6 win over Portsmouth for any fans of running rugby come down to Crabble and have a look ;and its free.
The Relics a very good PINK FLOYD tribute band entertained a good crowd at the Louis in the evening.
Walked to St Margarets on Sunday morning,not a lot of birds about but a pair of ravens were in Langdon Hole,a few swallows and sand martins were flying gamely into a strengthening breeze and four late swifts followed on.
The first international radio transmission was received at the South Foreland Lighthouse on March 27th 1899,when Marconi transmitted from Wimereux across the channel.Dover Radio Club were encamped there
on Sunday making transmissions with lots of aerials in the grounds.
Back home in the moth trap was this well marked SILVER Y,normally they look quite dull after migrating from the continent,could this one have been bred here I wonder?
Monday morning was bright and very breezy and after clearing the debris from my kitchen headed for Dungeness to try once again for the cattle egret,which at last granted me an audience,a UK first for me,which warranted a record shot at the very least.
Met up with Barry Woolhouse and Malcom McVail at the fishing boats ,Barry told me later that he lost his specs there so if anyone finds them you know whos they are cheers.