Well the day has come at last after so much preparation this year and I think it is going to be the best ever Triennial.
On Thursday it was reported that the Berlin based artist Michael Sailstorter had buried 30 individual pieces of 24-caret gold under the sand of the Outer Harbour beach. I wondered why people were looking to buy metal detectors on FaceBook that day! The children had lots of fun and to date I have only read that 4 bits have been found, with a lot of people saying it is not true; I say get looking and dig!
There are so many things to see and do in Folkestone over the next few weeks so well worth a visit. This is the web site where you can find dates and times of activities.
This is going to be a lovely place to sit and when I first go there I will have my trusted notebook and pen and I will compose a poem of all I see, smell and feel, a senses poem from the heart; watch this space for the finished article. The park is situated behind this building, sorry about the picture.
The Guardian newspaper have published a brilliant piece about Folkestone which you really should read, you can find it at this link.
Bring your shovels, metal detectors and notebooks and see how many of the amazing things you can find out about or see in Folkestone, Kent UK.