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“The Kodak Girl may have liked living close to the edge, with her modern dress, exposing her ankles, and working that new camera.”
– Trish (below)
Not the White Cliffs of Dover, which you can’t see easily from anywhere on shore. This looks more like the Seven Sisters, near Seaford, almost due south of London, and more than 50 miles southwest from Dover.
– Mike (below)
April 12 - It’s my spring break, so I decided to take a train to Seaford and walk the Seven Sisters yesterday. I love traveling to the real places I’ve only ever visited through the pages of a book.
“If there is one thing I enjoy and admire in Britain, it is the pleasure of being on foot and at large in the open air. I was on the South Downs Way, which runs for a hundred miles from Winchester to Eastbourne along the rolling chalk downs of the south coast…To my left were bosomy hills of green and gold, to the right a spangled plane of bright blue sea. Dividing the two were cliffs of brilliant white…” - Bill Bryson, The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes from a Small Island