George Sassoon obit, hmm...

George Sassoon obit, hmm...

George Sassoon, who has died aged 69, was the son, and only child, of the poet Siegfried Sassoon, and attained distinction in a number of interesting fields, read all about him in the Telegraph. He's mentioned here for a comment he once made about our locale:

He was also a keen student of international affairs, advocating a solution to the problem of Gibraltar that involved offering Spain a reciprocal enclave in southern England - perhaps Dover or Folkestone - which would become a centre for bullfighting and other facets of Spanish life.
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17 Mar 2006

Over to you, discussion about anything local, but please be considerate... Folkestone on TV, Kent gigs, find a flatmate, rent a room, news, what' new, local events, for sale, whatever... hmm this kinda slumped a bit didn't it? But it's still here after most of the other johnny-come-latelies gave up again! Folkestone Gerald was here before Folkestone was cool, and it'll still be here after! Probably. Email me if you want to do a deal, pauly @ this domain

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