Is the Solent the most expensive ferry crossing in the world?

Moaning about the price of Solent crossings is a national sport on the Isle of Wight. “The Solent is one of the most expensive stretches of water in the world.” Jane Knight, The Independent  “It’s often mooted that mile for mile, the Solent is the most expensive stretch of water to cross in Europe and […]

Not quite one million pebbles

Through The Ranger’s inbox this week came an appeal from a visitor to Southsea Beach, Hampshire. A gentleman was on the beach with his granddaughter when the young lady found a curious pebble. This intriguing object was the cause of much electronic debate up and down the Solent, as it was passed around the Solent […]