We seem to be in that strange impasse between Christmas and the new year, so what to say?
On the whole the local internet seems to be a bit tricky, the local newspaper sites seem to have taken the “How does anyone get paid for writing anything?” problem down the advertising road so far that the news isn’t there in an easy balance with the ads. I went on the Gazette site and got “if you want to read the rest of the article then fill in an online survey aka go to spam website.
Reading the article on the KM website is an arcade game of adverts for women's undies that can only be bought in the USA.
Of course our very own Kathy Bailes has a manageable website for local news but there is a point about paper papers managing in the web environment.
I think the web is basically becoming fiercer and more focused on taking money off you, legitimately or otherwise.
I have just bought some concert tickets online, the top sites to come up were reseller ticket sites and the concert website clearly states that you won’t get in with tickets bought from reseller sites.
I think assumed the doctor came to the patient by horse, the sort of wheeled barrow ambulance makes me wonder how and where they were used, if you collapsed on the seafront did they push you to Margate Hospital in one? Was there a doctor riding along in front on a horse? I suppose a further question would be is a moustache mandatory?