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Folkestone is an hour closer Connecticut for the next fortnight muses Peter

Contributed by editor on Mar 11, 2018 - 02:55 PM


Dear All,

Time is on my mind in today's letter from America.

Empathy from Folkestone American Cousin over 'tough' winter in Kent

Contributed by editor on Mar 06, 2018 - 03:15 PM


Dear All,

It is with empathy and understanding that I write this letter to the people of Kent who are experiencing the problem a tough winter brings

Folkestone American Cousin checking in welfare of people in Folkestone and across Kent

Contributed by editor on Mar 04, 2018 - 10:21 AM


Dear All,

How are things in Folkestone and across Kent with the country in the grip of an unusually severe winter?

Shepway Tory councillor appalled at District Council's proposal to sell off Folkestone Indoor Bowls Club

Contributed by editor on Feb 24, 2018 - 09:33 AM


Shepway District Councillor Dick Pascoe is appalled at the proposal to sell the extremely popular Folkestone Indoor Bowls Club.

American in the 'colony' yearns return to Folkestone in the summer

Contributed by editor on Feb 12, 2018 - 04:15 PM


Dear All,

As I relax at home in the American colony, where we still measure temperature in Fahrenheit and this bleak February seems to be lasting an eternity, I find myself yearning for sunnier climes on my next Folkestone visit.

Folkestone weather is 'Trumped' by big freeze on eastern seaboard of United States

Contributed by editor on Jan 04, 2018 - 11:05 AM


Dear All,

With the storms currently hitting the UK I am not sure if you have heard about our weather concerns in Connecticut - but prepare to be 'trumped'

American cousin is back in the swim of things in Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Jul 07, 2017 - 12:15 PM


Dear All,

Well...I've been back in Kent for nearly a week now, the sea is warm, the air is cool and the people are, as always, friendly.



How can Otterpool Garden Town go ahead asks former Hawkinge businessman

Contributed by editor on May 16, 2017 - 02:30 PM


Dear Editor,
Our High Street is dying, our seafront is dead, our airshow is dead, our Chamber of Commerce is dead, our racecourse is dead and our hospital no longer takes inpatients.


Folkestone tops the list of swimming pools in the UK Europe and America

Contributed by editor on Apr 02, 2017 - 10:33 AM

Dear All,

This week the topic is swimming pools but without a doubt my favourite place to swim is in the English Channel!

Folkestone American Cousin's Spring arrives with 'robocall' warning of BLIZZARDS and 28 inches of SNOW!

Contributed by editor on Mar 14, 2017 - 06:15 AM

Dear All,

Well folks I had just changed the clocks to herald the beginning of Spring when my hometown of Naugatuck is facing blizzards.

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