Ashford by Harry Lintell

This months ‘Haunts’ recepiant, Mr Harry Lintell, spills some more info on his hometown of Ashford, Kent this week – read on below and pick up the latest copy of the mag for more!

Harry’s Ashton
Best breakfast spot: The Gorge, it’s tasty and it’s cheap.
Best form of transportation: Skate, ‘cos the buses are shit and my town’s about two feet wide
Best skate shop: Wreckless, that’s the best shop.
Best record shop: I don’t think we have a record shop, maybe HMV?
Best band: I don’t think there are any bands, if there is I don’t know any. Saying that, my mate Sean is in a band…
Best local video: “Plypushers”, I think that’s the only video made in Ashford.
Best video section: Chris Marsh, “Dirty Chris”, he is dirty. “Plypushers”
Best local – back in the day: Si Woods, he’s old and he smells and he does heelflip.
Best local – present: Dalton Alexander, he’s just chilling.
Best skate spot – back in the day: Willsborough Junior School, picnic benches that were really small.
Best skate spot – present: Elwick ledge. It’s in some “shared space” shit where people on cars just mingle, it’s dangerous as f*ck.
Best undercover spot: The tunnels, it’s got a bank in it, that’s about it.
Best skatepark: Ashford park, the only park in Ashford. Trashford.
Best bar: The County, it’s cheap and everyone is normally there.
Best nightclub: I’ve only ever been to one, that’s called Liquid. It’s fucking shit, some local Ashford piss up where people get pretty messy.
Best restaurant: Maccy D’s! Oh yeah…
Best local slang phrase: “What ya saying, yeah?” – everyone has started saying it, I’ve got them hooked.
Best point of local interest/tourist must see: Ashford Designer Outlet.
Best local celebrity: Paul O’Grady, but he doesn’t live in Ashford, he lives about ten minutes away.
Best thing about living in Ashford: I dunno…friends and family.

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